[LAD] seeking "fresh" way to process/shape human whisper in real-time

Ivica Ico Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Wed Dec 22 20:31:24 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-22 at 20:57 +0100, Julien Claassen wrote:
> Hello Ico!
>    why not go for praat? Praat offers many voices related functions. You can 
> use the easy, funny bits, like changing speaker/gender or I believe trace 
> different melodies, if there are any to find. You could I think move the 
> formant filters. A very interesting tool to work with voices. It has a GUI, 
> but you can also use a simple script language, if you want to do something 
> clever, based on algorythms. The results are very living, very close to a real 
> voice, if you want them that way. I liked it, because it didn't sound so 
> obviously synthesized.
>    Hope that helps.
>    Kindest regards
>            Julien

Many thanks for the pointer Julien. This does look like a pretty cool
app. Alas, unless I am missing something, this appears to be non-rt kind
of app and as such it is a no-go for me.

Best wishes,


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