• Speektra | Retro Chipspeak Synthesizer

Speektra | Retro Chipspeak Synthesizer

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Speektra is a speech simulation synthesizer based on the VOSIM method developed by Kaegi and Tempelaars in the 1970s. It uses bursts of pulses with formant characteristics to synthesize robotic vowel sounds.

VOSIM (VOice SIMulation) sound synthesis is based on the idea that by employing repeating tone-burst signals of variable pulse duration and variable delay, a sound output of high linguistic and musical expressive power can be obtained.

- Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, June, 1978

The Puremagnetik implementation of VOSIM stretches things a bit further, allowing you to seamlessly morph between vowels, manually or via a modulator. You can also choose your voice register (Bass to Soprano). Designed with a versatile set of controls, Speektra excels as a lead voice synth, a percussive vocal, or a choral drone.

 

 

Speektra Features
 
• VOSIM-based vocal synthesis
• Manual or modulated control of vocal morph functions
• Random function for inter-note modulations
• Voice register selection
• Integrates into any VST / Audio Units compatible host
• Includes a collection of factory presets


Minimum Requirements
• OSX 10.8 or Windows 10 x64
• Audio Units or VST compatible audio host

 
Speektra speech vocal vst plugin