OpenAI’s ‘Sky’ sounds lots like ScarJo, in line with voice researchers

Scarlett Johansson smiling.
Scarlett Johansson at Cannes in 2023. | Picture: Laurent Koffel / Gamma-Rapho by way of Getty Pictures

Researchers at Arizona State College discovered that Scarlett Johansson’s voice does certainly sound like “Sky,” OpenAI’s at the moment discontinued GPT-4o voice, in line with NPR, which commissioned the comparability. After utilizing AI fashions developed to research vocal similarities to match Sky to roughly 600 different actresses, the lab reportedly discovered Johansson’s voice was “extra much like Sky than 98% of the opposite actresses.”

However the fashions additionally “usually” discovered that the voices of Anne Hathaway and Keri Russell resembled Sky’s greater than did Johansson’s. Visar Berisha, the professor who led the evaluation, advised NPR that Johansson’s voice is “related, however doubtless not equivalent.” Berisha’s different work contains OriginStory (PDF), an FTC challenge-winning…

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