virtual newscaster

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virtual newscaster

A machine-created person who broadcasts the news on the Internet. The virtual newscaster is available 24 hours per day to deliver any and all kinds of information and news bulletins. He or she becomes a familiar character that you identify with every time you get the news.

The service behind the virtual newscaster is what really differentiates this 21st century system. Such newscasters are expected to be the brand logos of personalized news services that can search the Internet 24 hours a day to bring you personalized news and information.

Ananova - The First Virtual Newscaster
Launched in the U.K. in the spring of 2000, Ananova delivers breaking news, sports, weather, business news and entertainment gossip. This exotic young lady can also be used to look for entertainment throughout the U.K. and even purchase tickets. She can also provide selected news and information based on your personal profile. (Image courtesy of Orange, a subsidiary of France Telecom,
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