“Perfectly Real” Deepfake manipulated videos is just a year away, claimed Hao Li in an interview with CNBC. Deepfake poineer Hao Li looked confident enough stating – Manipulated images and videos that appear “perfectly real” will be accessible to everyday people in “half-a-year to a year,”.
Deepfake is a technique used to produce or alter video content based on artificial intelligence. It is achieved by combining and superimposing existing images and videos onto source images or videos. Deepfake is using a machine learning technique known as generative adversarial network.
Deepfakes have been used to misrepresent well-known politicians. It have also been misused to create fake pornographic content of celebrities. There are possibilities to disturb various industries and market through fake news.
According to Li, the real question is to detect the intention of videos that can have a harmful consequences. He backed the deepfake on applications for video conferencing, fashion and entertainment industries.