Convert automatic text to sign language
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The idea is to develop an animated sign language translation system that will automatically convert words into gestures for deaf viewers, which could help improve the spread of information during disasters.
Subtitles are not always enough for people who use sign language as their main form of communication. The new system will be able to convert the text into sign language delivered by a suit-wearing avatar in a virtual newsroom. The system will also able to use synonyms to replace words that don't translate directly.