March 27, 2008
I recently emailed a link of the the "Melodyne Direct Note Access" demo to a dear friend; he responded almost immediately with the following reaction:
Melodyne is crazy cool! Have you actually installed it and tried it out? I watched the demo, and it's like I'm watching an audio version of one of those eye-rolling effects in a sci-fi, where they snapshot and image and then extrapolate a 3d model out of it, or "enhance" the bit depth of an image =). If I had seen this in a movie, I would have definitely laughed.
Click here to see the demo.
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That is some wild stuff! Man, technology never ceases to amaze me.
Posted by: Davin Studer | Mar 27, 2008 1:38:41 PM
Hello Robyn, quick off-topic comment; your contact email seems to be down ("No user: error 550"), and I had a specific query regarding Videogame Preservation work and Myst which isn't too typical; if you could email me, or sort the contact email so I could send you my original email, it'd be great to ask properly :)
Posted by: Andrew Armstrong | Mar 31, 2008 4:16:11 PM
This makes me think of something Moby wrote in an interview a few years back... he said that the first person to make a piece of software that could realistically simulate the human voice with the ability to manipulate said voice would be someone to revolutionize the industry and make a fortune. He said the program should let you enter, say, values for a 120 pound 18 year old Caucasian woman and then have the program produce that kind of voice. This seems like the first real step in that direction.
Posted by: Max R. | Apr 1, 2008 11:16:54 PM