From: Eugene Leitl (Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de)
Date: Fri Jan 18 2002 - 00:16:54 MST
Recent Matrox video hardware comes with a talking head feature, which
makes use of some of the special hardware. It's supposed to cater to
business wonks, who like looking at faces when talking (even though the
synthetic face doesn't offer the subliminal info they're looking for). The
lip movements are made from speech analysis, not video frame analysis.
I haven't bothered to check it out, as I basically never boot into
On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, G.P. wrote:
> I think the MPEG 4 standard contains specifications for talking heads,
> to be used for videoconferencing over a low speed link.
> On Fri, 18 Jan 2002 16:18:48 +1100, "Colin Hales"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >Hi Folks,
> >This is a little 'out there', but I wonder if any of you can point me at a
> >place to get a "software head". This is a sentence I never thought I'd
> >A mini-spec: run under Windows, eg an VBX, OCX, C++/Java library or some
> >such. A pallette of real/cartoon features and controls that allow the
> >expression of emotion and even a voice.
> >Any ideas?
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