Appleâ€™s popular voice assistant Siri is now more than two years old, being introduced with the iPhone 4S launch back in October 2011. During a recent interview with CNN, Susan Bennett, a veteran voice actor from the suburbs of Atlanta, has confirmed that she is the voice behind the famous Siri. So, if you believed until now it was just a robotâ€™s voice, you now have to chance to see and hear the voice of the human behind Siri.
However, itâ€™s curious to know that tight-lipped Apple officials didnâ€™t confirm nor deny this information, but an audio forensics expert said he is 100% sure Susan Bennett is indeed the original voiceover artist for Siri.
According to Bennett, she has worked on the vocals for Siri back in 2005, during the entire month of July, working four hours per day at the GM Vocals for ScanSoft studio. Back then she didnâ€™t know her voice was going to be used for Siri, as it was an â€œundisclosed projectâ€. So, only six years later Apple made use of her voice talent. She told CNN:
She also said that he was used to keeping her anonymity while previously doing voiceovers for GPS devices and terminals announcing Delta Airlines flights:
What do you think about her voice? Do you think she did a great job or perhaps Apple should try with a new voice?