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Cambridge startup aims to give gamers voice of their choice:Teens can sound like grizzled old warriors, or female players like men

Mar 04, 2019 - The Boston Globe

In online video games such as "Fortnite," players can pay to customize their on-screen appearances. Now a Cambridge startup called Modulate wants to let players customize their voices, too, so an adolescent newbie can sound like a grizzled gaming veteran, or female players can come across as men.

There are already products on the market, including Voxal and VoiceMod, that electronically alter human voices. Cofounders Mike Pappas and Carter Huffmansay Modulate will produce better results be...