The Entertainment World of the Karaoke System written by: nicoguz_604 Since the beginning of humanity, people create many entertainment ways to waste time or have especial moments with friends or family. One of the countries that most influenced creating those entertainment ways was Japan, creating two of the biggest entertainment companies in the world, Nintendo and Sony, not including the others tech companies like Toshiba, Canon or Fujitsu, but also there are another entertainment system created to test the skills to sing, that way the Karaoke was created. This article will explain the origin, ways of use and the different Karaoke System used around the world.
To begin we need to know the history and the origin of the Karaoke System and how it introduced in the world market. Well this entertainment system starts in Japan when a singer called Daisuke Inoue create a machine by request of his fans, the reason is that his fans wanted to sing songs of his concerts and albums with the aid of a machine to be more closer of their favorite singer. The word Karaoke is a union of “kara”, that means empty and “oke”, that means orchestra, if we link these words the real meaning is “the orchestra is playing in the void”. With that specifications and etiologic origin, Inonu create the first Karaoke System that contained:
One screen to read the songs lyrics.- One microphone to create the experience that people are singing with their favorite artists.- A huge list of songs to satisfy the requirements of fans.- Audio Input.- Tone Modifier.- Audio Output.
At the begining of the Karaoke System, the songs were played in various formats, for example, VHS, compact disc, laserdisc and subsequently DVD. With these appliances, Daisuke Inoue creates one of the most famous entertainment system around the world.
Now that we know the history and origin of the Karaoke, we most focus on the ways for use this machine and what types of systems really exists. First, the person who will sing must choose a song that are available in the list, usually the Karaoke Pubs have a huge list of songs for the clients, the person can choose manually the song in the karaoke machine with a remote controller or a professional puts the song for the client. When the song starts, the singer can read the lyrics in a screen and following it with the harmony and rhythm of the song, the objective is sing the song along with the lyrics. This one of the modalities that a Karaoke System offer to people, another ways that can be used is by a computer, with the technological advancement many people in their homes can download a professional Karaoke Software in their PC´s. Usually people connect their computers in a TV screen and start singing with a microphone, this how people create their own Karaoke Home System.
The technological advancement create a globalization of the Karaoke Technology exporting this system to many countries around the world. Many cities have the famous Karaoke Pubs using local music of their Artists, antoher countries like Spain or Argentina create contest TV shows where people call to the program and participate singing with a Karaoke System. Nowadays, in Japan the Karaoke is now a cultural topic like Manga or the Technology, and every day is improving this system to create a better experience for japanese people.
In brief, this system has changing the way of entertainment around the world, only using a screen, songs lyrics and a microphone. People change the definition of entertainment to something deeper, so much so in many countries make TV programs where the objective is singing using a Karaoke System. In that way, people are evolving the entertainment systems to be more inclusive and more efficient to create new and better experiences.