Public TV broadcasting station introduces the latest techniques

One of the presented system that generates into sign language in CG
(photo: http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/entertainment/tv/tnews/20110526-OYT8T00634.htm)

May 26, 2011

The "Technique Laboratory Exhibit 2011" is being held in Tokyo on May 26-29. The organizer NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai: Japanese Broadcasting Station) Science and Technical Research Laboratories presents its latest research developments to the public every year.

At the 65th exhibit with "Digital Broadcasting for Your Future" as the theme, research results of 36 items are demonstrated, such as the equipments including a super-high vision, a soft television display, stereoscopic television without the use of special glasses.

Moreover, the exhibit introduces how the broadcast techniques develop a system friendly to the consumers, and how these serve at the time of the emergency disasters such as the Great East Japan earthquakes. One of the techniques is applied to a system that Japanese sentences are input by using the example are converted into sign language to generate CG automatically.


English article:
http://www.diginfo.tv/2011/06/03/11-0119-r-en.php

YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7c5JEWZxjI

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