, 2022-11-30 00:18:47,
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When someone loses a loved one, they often keep their memory alive by reading old text messages, watching home movies, or listening to voicemails. As interest in genealogy grows and technology continues to advance, artificial intelligence (AI) tools let families preserve memories and give children that didn’t get to meet a deceased family member a sense of their physical presence.
Below are five innovations in AI that help people connect with previous generations.
5 AI Tools That Let You Connect with Deceased Loved Ones
1. Amazon’s Alexa
Earlier this year, Amazon announced a new Alexa feature that can read aloud in a departed relative or friend’s voice. It works by taking short recordings of the person and then recreating their voice using AI.
The feature is still in the works, but eventually, users may be able to program their Alexa to ask them to read a book or text message in the voice of a loved one they miss.
2. Deep Nostalgia
The ancestry-tracing site, MyHeritage, released a new feature coined Deep Nostalgia in 2021. The tool uses AI to bring pictures of loved ones to life. Deep Nostolagia takes a photo and animates it, moving the eyes, mouth, and head.
Losing a loved one is hard, but being able to look at a moving…
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