Factsheet

Developer:
imitone team
Based in USA, distributed

Release date:
Early Access as of May 2014

Platforms:
PC / Mac
iOS / Android (planned)

Website:
http://www.imitone.com

Regular Price:

imitone$25 USD
imitone studio$75 USD

Description

Transform your voice into any instrument. imitone is a hands-free way for anyone to play music, powered by MIDI 2.0 and the world's most advanced voice pitch tracking technology. Simply open imitone, open your favorite music-making app and begin singing — with app-to-app MIDI it's just like playing a keyboard!

History

imitone was created beginning in 2012, Kickstarted in 2014 and remains in early acess as research and development continues. (For more details, see the presskit's main page.)

Features

  • superior low-latency voice pitch tracking
  • live pitch correction with a collection of keys & scales
  • midi presets for keys, strings, winds, synths and more
  • continuous control over note loudness & vibrato
  • designed for accessibility & learning
  • coming soon: MIDI 2.0 support

Videos

using imitone with GarageBand YouTube

getting started with imitone on Windows YouTube

Trailer Vimeo


Images

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logo
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Awards & Recognition

  • "Most Innovative Teaching Tool of 2020, School Band & Orchestra" Awarded by a panel of teachers at NAMM 2020


Selected Articles

  • " The person I keep in mind is the reluctant beginner. If the software makes a mistake — plays a sour note — they might internalize that. I've seen it time and time again. They think, "that's because I'm not cut out for this." Other pitch-tracking technologies have been making these mistakes for decades, and they were marketed to pros. The true potential is in creating the 'jam experience' for beginners, and that's a far higher technical bar. "
    - Evan Balster, creator

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Kickstarter
The 2014 crowdfunding campaign which was imitone's debut http:.


About imitone team

Boilerplate
Transform your voice into any instrument. imitone team is developing a new way to play and compose music. Our goal is to create the "ultimate first instrument", by combining the natural expressiveness of human voice with our advanced pitch-tracking technology. Along the way, we're creating a powerful tool for trained singers and professional musicians.

More information
More information on imitone team, our logo & relevant media are available here.


imitone: mind to melody Credits

Evan Balster
inventor, developer, etc

Richard Hogg
graphic design

Jim Crawford
synthesizer design & tuning


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks