Visual Speech Synthesis by Morphing Visemes

@article{Ezzat2000VisualSS,
  title={Visual Speech Synthesis by Morphing Visemes},
  author={Tony Ezzat and Tomaso A. Poggio},
  journal={International Journal of Computer Vision},
  year={2000},
  volume={38},
  pages={45-57}
}
We present MikeTalk, a text-to-audiovisual speech synthesizer which converts input text into an audiovisual speech stream. MikeTalk is built using visemes, which are a small set of images spanning a large range of mouth shapes. The visemes are acquired from a recorded visual corpus of a human subject which is specifically designed to elicit one instantiation of each viseme. Using optical flow methods, correspondence from every viseme to every other viseme is computed automatically. By morphing… CONTINUE READING
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