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lip-reading

a method used by deaf people to comprehend spoken words by interpreting movements of the speaker's lips
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She is confident she can lip-read well enough for court and says she doesn't view her hearing loss as a disability, because it's all she's ever really known.
Twenty adults recorded the sentences and, after several weeks, lip-read silent video clips with sentences spoken both by themselves and by nine other participants.
She can lip-read and talks with plenty of facial expressions and gestures to make herself understood.
Even if the deaf individual depends on using sign language for communication, he/she possibly will be able to lip-read some key words that are spoken.
The words we lip-read are from the opening line of "East Coker," the second of the Four Quartets: "In my beginning is my end."
The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), a UK charity for people who are deaf and hard of hearing, has said that it is helping to test new technology that would allow people to lip-read over the phone.
Scientists from the Oxford University along with Google's (https://deepmind.com) DeepMind have developed an artificial intelligence system that can lip-read better than humans.
Visitors are asked to take part in a fun challenge to lip-read and guess what is said in examples of everyday conversation - and see just how confusing they can be for people who are deaf.
He said: "As one person quoted in the report says, being able to lip-read means less isolation and increased participation in day-to-day lives.
She has some hearing but it is poor at higher pitches so she has to lip-read.
Mother Deborah said: "He refused to be beaten, and learned to lip-read, even taking part in school plays, a daunting experience as he could hear nothing - not even the sound of his own voice." Now the youngster from the Vicarage Estate at Wingate, near Peterlee, County Durham, is to be honoured at a ceremony at Westminster Abbey as one of several youngsters, aged between five and 15, to receive a Women's Own Children of Courage award and attend a breakfast in Downing Street hosted by Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife, Cherie.
Jessica, 35, who learned to lip-read after meningitis left her deaf aged four, had been recruited by the prosecution to decipher video-taped conversations between Fraser and his friend Glenn Lucas.