Method and apparatus for preserving or restoring audio to video synchronization
Method of recognizing speech using a lip image
Image encoding and synthesis
Electronic facial tracking and detection system and method and apparatus for automated speech recognition
Audio synchronization apparatus
Semiautomatic lip sync recovery system Patent #: 5387943
ApplicationNo. 486542 filed on 06/07/1995
US Classes:348/512, Locking of video or audio to reference timebase348/515, Audio to video348/518, Including compensation for transmission delays382/100, APPLICATIONS382/209Template matching (e.g., specific devices that determine the best match)
ExaminersPrimary: Lee, Michael G.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassH04N 009/475
AbstractThe apparatus and method described herein provides for detecting or measuring the relative timing of the audio and video portions of an audio visual program by inspection of the opening and closing of the mouth of a speaker, and comparing that opening and closing to the utterance of sounds associated therewith.