SOOTHER is the prototype of an AI ASMR voice companion created in 2021 by Claire Tolan.
This website hosts comprehensive documentation of SOOTHER. Concept explains the fundamentals of SOOTHER’s personality and ASMR. Technical documentation of SOOTHER is collected in docs. Screen grabs and videos of SOOTHER’s prototype show the project’s state at the end of the S+T+ARTS residency in June 2021, and voice contains information about SOOTHER’s speech dataset and samples from training and inference. Finally, Next-Gen speculates about the possible futures of the project, and About details practical information and credits.