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More brands want unique synthetic voices. How do the actors providing them maintain control?

Apr 19, 2022
As the demand for vocal signatures grows, some platforms are giving actors a say in how their voices are used.
Brands are looking for a distinct digital voice to use with artificial intelligence devices, like the Amazon Echo Dot above.
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Building a marketplace for voices

Sep 5, 2019
The managing director of Voquent weighs in on the voice-over economy.
Miles Chicoine, left, founding managing director at Voquent.
Courtesy of Voquent

The voice actor behind Mario looks back on his audition for the part

Aug 22, 2017
Mario Kart is celebrating its 25th birthday this year.
Mario and Luigi direct children ride through a McDonald's drive-thru in Los Angeles, California.
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