ANIMEGAPHONE is a real-time voice conversion megaphone that transforms the user’s voice into something that sounds like an Anime character. It uses a cutting-edge voice conversion system enabled by artificial intelligence (AI).
The device takes advantage of the fact that people are more likely to clearly hear words and sounds that are intriguing to them, even while standing in the midst of a noise-filled, busy place. ANIMEGAPHONE allows users to custom-design “voices that make people turn around” according to their situations and environments. Therefore, users will find ANIMEGAPHONE useful for crowd control and other purposes involving a need to command others’ attention.
Yukai Engineering designed and developed the prototype.