Adobe shows us how bad it could have been...

Ars: 

Then, when you edit someone's speech, VoCo either finds that word somewhere within the 20-minute clip—or if the word hasn't been uttered, it is constructed out of raw phonemes. At around the 4:30 mark in the video you can hear the phase "three times" being constructed from scratch; if you listen carefully, it does sound a bit synthetic, but it's not awful. Copying and pasting existing words sounds better.

I ask you to envision this Election Season if this technology had been unveiled after the 2012 Election.  

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Roley

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