In this paper the experiments on the identification of the Estonian consonants in VCV nonsense words produced by a human speaker are presented. The test scenario involves audio-only and audiovisual speech stimuli in five noise conditions. The results confirm that in the presence of noise the scores of consonant identification of audiovisual stimuli are always higher than the scores of audio-only stimuli. In addition, we compare the results with the previous study  reporting the perception of similar stimuli produced by a virtual talking head.
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