‘AI Choi Kyung-ju’ will appear in the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour SK Telecom Open Golf Tournament.
SK Telecom announced on the 16th that it will introduce ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) Choi Kyung-ju’ at ‘SK Telecom Open 2023’.
The ‘SK Telecom Open 2023’ held at Jeju Pinx Golf Club from the 18th to the 21st is a major golf tournament of the Korea Professional Golf Tour (KPGA), which marks its 26th this year.
SK Telecom applied various information and communication technologies (ICT) owned by the company to golf tournaments in each tournament.
This year, Choi Kyung-joo, co-executive chairman, will appear on the field and broadcast the competition as an ‘AI human’. ‘AI Choi Kyung-ju’ delivers various game information to viewers, such as viewing points for each round, on the live screen.
In particular, SK Telecom’s voice synthesis technology and Deep Brain AI’s face swap technology were utilized. Based on face and voice data extracted from past videos of Choi Kyung-ju, human modeling technology and voice synthesis TTS (Text to Speech) engine were combined.
Also, a documentary will be aired in which the boy AI Choi Gyeong-ju, restored by AI, meets and talks with the real Choi Gyeong-ju. SK Telecom’s AI image restoration technology ‘Super Nova’ and voice synthesis technology that analyzes and outputs the tone were used to reproduce the face and voice as a video.
In the restoration process, Media Reenactment technology, which can create a video with just one photo, was applied.
The ‘AI Human One-Point Lesson’ service linked with Golfzon Driving Range (GDR) technology will also be displayed at the event. If you hit the ball in the event space, ‘AI Choi Kyung-ju’ informs you of the analysis results of the experiencer’s swing and batted ball.먹튀검증
In addition, SK Telecom added a golf-only service to A.tv to provide highlights for each player and to check ranking information and player performance.
In addition, in cooperation with JTBC Golf, the broadcaster hosting the tournament, and the Korea Professional Golf Association (KPGA), the Plus Bar service is provided to approximately 5.8 million households among SK Broadband B tv viewers. This is a real-time multi-source TV service that delivers AI highlights, overall rankings, player information, and individual scores during relay broadcasting.
Oh Kyung-sik, in charge of SK Telecom’s sports marketing, said, “We have prepared golf fans to feel the AI technology that has come to everyday life through new and colorful experiences such as AI humans.” plan,” he said.