Zero G has announced that Vocaloid SONIKA will be shipping soon, modelled on the voice of a young girl pop singer, and powered by the latest Yamaha Vocaloid2 Singing Synthesis Technology.
Here's all the details from them...
SONIKA is a sweet virtual voice at your fingertips...
SONIKA is a new cyberspace starlet who will hit those high notes every time with perfect accuracy.
Whether it's sweet and pure leads, harmonies or backing vocals, Sonika can sing any word from the English language (and other languages too with a little work).
Sonika is also very well suited if you want to be adventurous and experimental, since her voice can be easily modified and shaped in many ways.
In addition to singing any words or combination of syllables or phonemes you can imagine, SONIKA will spread any sustained vowel (or voiced consonant) across as many notes as you like, with perfect legato. You can select from several different natural vibrato types and drag and drop your chosen type to any note or notes, and control the time-position and amount of the vibrato.
And that's just the beginning - you have control over all of the following parameters, which you can bring to bear on any part of your creation:
Sing it with feeling Sonika:
Key Features of VOCALOID2
VOCALOID2 is the latest version of VOCALOID, which includes major improvements in usability and synthesis quality. Here are the key features:
Pricing and Availability:
$199.95 USD (169 Euros / Â£114.95 GBP)
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