Do you want to change the voice of your Amazon Alexa to be like one of your favorite Star Trek characters? In a letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos said that the voice of Alexa was inspired by Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, the famous narrator from Star Trek. But you should know that Alexa wasn’t voiced by a human. The voice in Alexa comes from a technology called Natural Language Processing, which breaks down human speech into words, sounds, and ideas.
Amazon has yet to confirm the origin of the name Alexa, but Amazon executives have said that it was influenced by the “Star Trek” all-knowing computer. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is a lifelong Star Trek fan, and he even made an appearance in the 2009 film Star Trek Beyond. Today, Amazon is working to create a “voice-controlled computer” in the cloud. As a fan of the Star Trek television show, Bezos’ voice on the Alexa has inspired the company’s future plans.
Another great choice is Samuel L. Jackson. The acclaimed actor is known for his profanity in his films. His voice might be inappropriate in some settings, but if you prefer a more polite and logical voice, you can use it instead. However, keep in mind that Samuel L. Jackson’s voice is more adult-oriented, and you may want to use a filter that disables it.