HeyGen is an AI-powered video creation platform that enables teachers to convert text into videos using customizable avatars with lip-sync capabilities in over 40 languages, high-quality voices, and options for multi-scene videos, audio uploads, and background music.
What HeyGen does
HeyGen is a video creation platform that uses generative AI to convert text into videos. It allows users to create videos using AI-generated avatars and voices, eliminating the need for expensive equipment and complex editing tools. Users can choose from over 100 diverse and customizable avatars that can represent various ethnicities, ages, poses, and attire. The avatars have lip-sync capabilities in over 40 languages. The platform also provides high-quality voices or the option to get a custom voice that matches your avatar. The process of creating a video with HeyGen is simple: pick an avatar, input a script, and click “submit” to generate a video. The platform also supports features like text-to-video conversion, audio uploads, multi-scene videos, video sharing, and background music options. HeyGen is SOC 2 compliant, ensuring high standards of security.
Key features for teachers
- Over 100 diverse and customizable avatars
- Lip-sync capabilities in over 40 languages
- High-quality voices or the option to get a custom voice
- Text-to-video conversion
- Audio uploads
- Multi-scene videos
- Video sharing
- Background music options
- SOC 2 compliant for high security
Potential classroom applications
- Student Presentations: Students can use HeyGen to create video presentations, developing their scripting and storytelling skills.
- Explainer Videos: Teachers can create explainer videos on complex topics as supplementary materials.
- Role-Playing Scenarios: Use HeyGen's customizable avatars to create role-playing scenarios in subjects like history or literature.
- Cultural Education: Use the diverse avatars to teach students about different cultures and ethnicities.
HeyGen offers a free plan for creating a 1-minute video. For more extensive usage, the next tier is priced at $24 per month (billed annually) and grants you 10 minutes of video creation. As you opt for additional minutes, the per-minute prices decrease.