Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP) 2009

University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
September 10-13, 2009

LW2A: An Easy Tool to Transform Voice WAV Files into Talking Animations

Piero Cosi, Graziano Tisato

ISTC-CNR, Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie della Cognizione, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Padova, Italy

LW2A (LuciaWav2Animation) is an easy tool to transform voice wav files into talking animations. LUCIA, an Italian animated talking face is provided with an automatic segmentation tool based on an Italian clean speech ASR system for creating realistic and effective lip-sync facial animations from audio files.

Index Terms: visual speech synthesis, speech-driven facial animation, audio-to-visual mapping

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Bibliographic reference.  Cosi, Piero / Tisato, Graziano (2009): "LW2a: an easy tool to transform voice WAV files into talking animations", In AVSP-2009, 13-17.