The Voice of Siri: An Interview with Susan Bennett
The voice of Siri is one of the most recognizable voices in popular culture. On October 4, 2011, Susan Bennett, the woman behind the voice of Siri, appeared on CNN’s “New Day” to explain how she was chosen to play the part of Siri.
Bennett, a professional voice actor, was approached by a company in 2005 to record some phrases for a project. She was not told what the project was for, but she was told that her voice would be used in a computer program. After recording the phrases, Bennett had no idea that her voice would be used in the voice-activated virtual assistant, Siri.
In the March 13, 2015, episode of Adult Swim’s The Jack and Triumph Show, titled “Siri”, Bennett appeared as herself and was referred to as the “voice of Siri”. Bennett was surprised to find out that her voice was being used for the virtual assistant and was happy to be part of the project.
In the interview, Bennett discussed the process of recording the phrases for the project. She said that the recording process was tedious and took about four hours. She also said that she had to record the same phrases over and over again to make sure that they sounded natural.
Bennett said that she is proud to be the voice of Siri and that she enjoys hearing people use the virtual assistant. She also said that she is happy to be part of something that has become so popular in popular culture.
In conclusion, Susan Bennett is the voice of Siri and she is proud to be part of something that has become so popular in popular culture. She discussed the process of recording the phrases for the project and said that she enjoys hearing people use the virtual assistant.