University of West Bohemia in Pilsen

Presentation of sign language synthesis

The demonstration of the sign speech synthesis system

A computer animation of an avatar model is generated from an arbitrary input text. The synthesis process is based on the concatenation of isolated signs described by the symbolic notation HamNoSys. The notation should by created by the Sign Speech Editor developed as well in MUSSLAP project. The primal vocabulary of current system is completed with respect to a rail station notice board. The animation of signs incorporates the hand gestures as well as the articulation of lips supplemented by talking head system, look at another demonstration.