Beware the audiobook narrator unable to convey bitterness or sarcasm. They could simply be an Synthetic Intelligence storyteller.
Publishers are more and more seeking to deploy AI-enabled auto-narration of audiobooks and meting out with the necessity for costly, superstar narrators.
The fast growth of the audiobook market in recent times has resulted in expertise start-up corporations providing automated narration companies which they promise will reduce prices and sound genuine.
DeepZen for instance, a British firm, gives authors and publishers the chance to have their books learn by a voice “licensed and cloned” from a human narrator — with a 50,000-word e-book costing about £600. In distinction, publishers producing audiobooks within the “conventional means” might should spend upwards of £10,000 to rent a celeb to learn an eight-hour-long