Public broadcasting company opens its website to evaluate "Sign Language CG"

The evaluation screen of Sign Language CG

"NHK Sign Language CG" top page

September 5, 2013

NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai: Japan Broadcasting Corporation) opened the website for evaluating the "Sign Language CG" animated by computer graphics on September 5.

As part of research and development of the technology which generates Sign Language CG automatically, NHK has recorded a sign language interpreter's bodily motion with motion capture technology, and collected about 7,000 words for Sign Language CG.

This time, the system which can search and display "Sign Language CG" from a Japanese word was developed.

In order to obtain feedback or an opinion on intelligibility, etc. from a sign language user, This system was opened to the public on the NHK website (

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