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OpenBEAT was a BS project for Center for Analysis and Design of Intelligent Agents (CADIA) at Reykjavik University in the spring of 2009.

The project is an open-source application that allows animators to input typed text that they wish to be spoken by an animated human figure. The output of the application is synchronized nonverbal behaviors in a form that can be sent to a number of different animation systems such as BML Realizer.

OpenBEAT is based on BEAT but with a different approach in regard of data structure, extensibility as well as it allows developers to use different natural language processing toolkits including English and Icelandic.

The project is developed by: Árni Hermann Reynisson (, Eiríkur Ari Pétursson ( and Guðleifur Kristjánsson ( Dr Hannes Högni Vilhjálmsson is the project supervisor.


Using OpenBEAT

Developing OpenBEAT


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