Its a bit delayed but welcome to the first of Engloids.Info’s recap coverage of AnimeExpo 2014. First up is a VocaRant article where Executive Editor ‘Hentai’ shares his thoughts on “Mirai no Neiro -The Sound of the Future-” AnimeExpo’s annual Vocaloid panel hosted by D.P.H. (Delusion Production House). For those unfamiliar with Mirai no Neiro’s basic format it consists of a host/translator along with a panel of 3-5 Vocaloid producers who…
So you’re interested in writing your own original Engloid song (or maybe even just a cover), but you don’t know where to start. No problem.Read more »
Inspired by a book on Holography they had read as a kid a pair of entrepreneur inventors have developed a technique they are calling “Volumetric 3D Printing”. Unlike traditional 3D printing which involves extruding plastic into shapes and forming 3D objects, theirs involves printing on to plastic slides an image, these slides are held together by machine oil and a special case, and a holographic 3D image can be found within them as they are put side by side, as seen in the GIF above.
Yamaha announced today on Vocaloid Net, Yamaha’s public facing (Japanese) Vocaloid portal, that they will be closing Vocaloid Store and that a replacement creatively named “Vocaloid Shop” will be launching some time late May. The announcement is short on details on the exactly what the difference will be beyond that Yamaha will be continuing their existing relationship with Bplats Ltd.Read more
With VOCALOID 4 being available in Japan since mid December and with stable release V4 v4.1.0 rolling out earlier last week Bplats, Inc. and Yamaha have finally added VOCALOID4 to the English VocaloidStore. Along with adding the full VOCALOID4 editor they also included half price discount downloads for anyone that bought the full version of VOCALOID3. Other products added to the English capable Cyber Diva and normal/upgrade versions of VY1V4.Read more
Yamaha opens 2015 by launching this spash page where they introduce United States based female Vocaloid 4. Named “Cyber Diva” Yamaha claims she will will have an American English accent, powerful long tones, smooth vocalization, compatible with many genres, and to be powered by the latest in VOCALOID technologies. Hit the jump to see the demo embeds as well as details on Yamaha’s Vocaloid 4 Editor.Read more
Its that time of the year everyone. Zero-G has joined the season of savings with a very special Christmas Sale with up to 70% off the various products on their download shop. These sales drop their Vocaloids to record lows with their Vocaloid 2s being priced $49.99 each and Vocaloid 3 Avanna being priced $48.99, a record low price for the latter.Read more
Interlink Co., Ltd., the registry operator for the “.moe” gTLD generic top-level domain is hosting an “Idoloid” contest for UTAU & Vocaloid voicebanks. With a grand prize of 200,000 JPY (approx $1,850 USD) and five runner up prizes of 10,000 JPY (approx $90 USD) the contest challenges users to create music for Moe-tan the domain registry’s mascot. Interlink has provided three sets of pre-written lyrics for entrants to write their music around…Read more