Amazon’s Alexa has been the topic of loads of debates, on one hand it’s an excellent useful digital assistant able to loads of fairly neat issues, then again it’s for certain listening to you always. Y’know, execs and cons. No matter your emotions are about Alexa, Amazon made an announcement earlier this 12 months that’s objectively cool as all hell.
Most assistive software program or gadgets like Alexa, Siri, and GPS are programed with a feminine voice, both as a default which you could customise in settings (I set my Siri to have the voice of an Australian man for… causes) or as a set, unmodifiable characteristic, as is the case with Alexa — properly, was the case.
Throughout their annual Amazon Units occasion in Seattle again in September, it was introduced that one of many latest add-ons to be rolled out by the tip of 2019 is a voice pack that includes
SAMUEL L. JACKSON
“By the tip of 2019” may seem to be a obscure deadline, however we are able to get somewhat extra particular now. After they stated “by the tip of 2019” what that really means is “at the moment” — LIKE, TODAY TODAY.
THE SAM JACKSON VOICE PACK IS HERE.
As soon as you put in the voice pack, you activate it by asking Alexa to INTRODUCE YOU TO SAMUEL L. JACKSON, WHICH IS A SENTENCE I HAVE NEVER EVEN DREAMED I WOULD ONE DAY SAY ALOUD.
And due to their new text-to-speech expertise, this voice pack doesn’t depend on pre-recorded phrases or sentences. It synthesizes Samuel L. Jackson’s voice and inflections, that means that YOU CAN ESSENTIALLY HAVE FULL ON CONVERSATIONS ABOUT WHATEVER YOU WANT WITH ROBOT SAM JACKSON… FOR A DOLLAR.
WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE.
me: i don’t want an alexa
amazon: samuel l jackson will name you mom fucker
— unhappy lady jessica (@sadboykyIo) September 25, 2019
Can’t wait until i’ve a lady over and say “Alexa, set the temper” and Samuel L. Jackson replies again like pic.twitter.com/hReIsLmB0Z
— £D (@basedprod) September 25, 2019