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Animation Tool - Speaking Digital Characters    

A lip sync animation tool

Overview

This technology simplifies the process of creating digital characters that speak, an effective tool for digital media, entertainment and educational products.

Competitive Advantage

Reduces cost of animation by up to 90%. Cost of $9,000 per minute reduced to $900/minute.

Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 704: Data Processing:Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, And Audio Compression/Decompression

This is the generic class for apparatus and corresponding methods for constructing, analyzing, and modifying units of human language by data processing, in which there is a significant change in the data.This class also provides for systems or methods that process speech signals for storage, transmission, recognition, or synthesis of speech; and for systems or methods for bandwidth compression or expansion of an audio signal, or for time compression or expansion of an audio signal. There are three main divisions: linguistics; speech signal processing; and audio compression.

Subclass 260: Image to speech
Subclass E13.008: Systems using speech synthesizers (EPO)