Monday, May 26, 2008

Andy the Avatar - Signs

Signing Avatar - Sign Language and ELL Enhancer - 'Andy' the avatar talks with his hands. He is a 3D animation, displaying a distinct personality and natural facial expressions that help him interpret words and phrases for hearing-disabled viewers on their computer screens. The National Science Foundation helped in the development of this avatar. See or a Science Daily article about the Signing Avatar.

Here is a signed-story demo called "The Forest."

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