Amazon has launched a new AI-powered compositional tool called the AWS DeepComposer.
The MIDI keyboard, which is set to retail at $99 when it goes on sale soon, can create an entire finished composition from just one inputted melody.
Users can record a melody using the keyboard and then take their pick from a number of genre models, such as rock, pop, classical and jazz. The keyboard will then complete the composition in whatever style is chosen using the melody.
"No [previous] musical knowledge" is required to use the AWS DeepComposer, according to Amazon. You can find out more about how it works, and have a listen of some of the compositions it can produce, here. You can also watch a video of its unveiling below.
Amazon has been under increasing pressure recently from artists as a result of its cooperation with US immigration services as well as what is seen as increasing infringements on human rights. Over 700 artists, including The Black Madonna, recently signed a letter to boycott events associated with the company.
In September, Amazon Music launched a high-definition streaming service.