ElevenLabs text-to-speech AI voice generator

ElevenLabs AI Voice Generator (originally named Prime Voice AI) is a browser-based text-to-speech generator that enables content creators, developers and publishers to convert text to speech in multiple languages.

Developed by voice synthesis company ElevenLabs and launched in January 2023 as a beta, Prime Voice AI was described by the company as 'The most realistic and versatile AI speech software, ever.'

Operator: ElevenLabs
Developer: ElevenLabs

Country: UK; Global

Sector: Media/entertainment/sports/arts

Purpose: Generate audio

Technology: Text-to-speech; Deep learning; Machine learning
Issue: Employment; Ethics/values; Mis/disinformation; Privacy; Safety; Security

Transparency: Governance; Marketing

Risks and harms 🛑

ElevenLabs TTS has been criticised for generating inappropriate and offensive content, and its ability to be misused for fraud, political and reputational damage.

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Type: System
Published: January 2023
Last updated: May 2024