Singing Robot Offers Eerie Demonstration Of Vocal Synthesis

Vocaloid Speech Synthesis Gives Robot Its Voice      02/11/09

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This video captures a demonstration of Yamaha's singing robot HRP-4C.

HRP-4C is a humanoid robot. It has has the appearance and shape of a human being, can walk and move like one, and interacts with humans using speech recognition .

This peformance features the robot "singing" through the capabilities of Yamaha's Vocaloid voice-synthesizing software. The software synthesizes vocal performances based on sequenced melodies, typed text and vocal libraries of sampled singers.

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