Sat. Jan 28th, 2023

Voicemod, a Valencia-headquartered AI voice augmentation firm, introduced yesterday it had purchased its Barcelona-based audio tech peer Voctro Labs.

Voctro Labs’ four-person crew will be a part of the Voicemod operation with fast impact, taking cost of the latter’s R&D division.

The merger will combine the 2 merchandise, which each use machine studying to mechanically modulate reside mic streams, concentrating on content material creators, livestreamers and video platforms.

Voctro Labs is finest identified for constructing the know-how behind the primary AI voice tune on Spotify, sung by digital AI Holly+, a clone of American composer Holly Herndon’s voice. Holly+ might be accessed to retune any vocal audio file. Voctro Labs additionally offers a variety of AI-based artistic voice, music and audio applied sciences.

Jaime Bosch, Voicemod co-founder and CEO, stated: “Voctrolabs acquisition is a big step in direction of our imaginative and prescient unlocking new methods of expression for our customers and enabling us to enter with a robust foot into the AI singing know-how and vocal identities enterprise.”

Jordi Janer, CEO of Voctro Labs, added: “We’re thrilled that Voctro Labs is becoming a member of forces with Voicemod to begin a brand new chapter within the improvement of generative audio applied sciences.

” We’re strongly aligned with Voicemod’s mission and imagine that every one our R&D efforts during the last 10 years will now have a completely new dimension of influence.”

Voicemod’s crew says the deal is anticipated to implement its place globally at a time when AI tech is evolving and solidifying its function with the top consumer.

The core singing AI from Voctro Labs will allow extra “naturalness and intelligence” within the Voicemod speech-to-speech product vary, whereas additionally underpinning the supply of “new applied sciences.”

 

Voctro Labs was spun off from Barcelona’s Universitat Pompeu Fabra’s music tech division by the 4 founders: Jordi Janer, Oscar Mayor, Jordi Bonada and Merlijn Blaauw.

 

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