There’s a certain kind of fake sincerity and strained emotion that comes through in most commercial voiceovers, and voice actor Shelby Young totally nailed it in this TikTok duet she did for the Commercial Voiceover Challenge, posted by Noble Son. Also, who comes up with the awful names for prescription drugs?
UK tech company Sonantic has developed an AI-driven text-to-speech system that can generate digital voices with much greater expression than others. In this clip, you’ll hear “Faith” a completely artificial voice character act out a story with tremendous emotion. Look out voice actors, the robots are coming for you!