David Attenborough narrates your life

Here’s a fun Artificial Intelligence application for you to try – having David Attenborough (the voice behind all the greatest nature documentaries) narrating your life in real-time!

This video gives a quick demo of what it looks like in action …

The github repo with code and instructions is at https://github.com/cbh123/narrator, and in essence involves a python script to periodically grab frames from your webcam and sending them to OpenAI’s GPT-Vision service to get a textual description of what’s happening in the frame, and sending this description across to Eleven Labs’ speech synthesizer to convert the text to a human voice of your choosing …

…. and this video gives step-by-step instructions on how to do this yourself. There’s very little coding, but some fiddling with accounts, API keys, and training the voice:

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