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stand-in

n. a substitute; a temporary replacement. The audience booed the stand-in. They had paid to hear a star.
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Users of Facemail can make Stand-Ins speak and use various facial expressions by typing in text and familiar emoticons; e.
Currently the Stand-Ins use text-to-speech voices but beginning in Q2 of 2001, the company expects users will be able to record their own voice to be used with stock Stand-In digital people.
Virtually all the subsequent action takes place in a quiet bar frequented by young actresses who came to Hollywood seeking bigscreen glory and ended up toiling as stand-ins for some of the most famous leading ladies of the age.
Stand-Ins received a two-year contract for all construction at IBM's headquarters in Armonk.
The stand-ins are retrained managers, trainees and non-union firefighters.
The life-like realism of the LifeFX Stand-In virtual people dramatically enhances our ability to deliver Motorola's marketing messages regarding their state-of-the-art iDen phones.
NASDAQ: LEFX), the leading developer of Stand-In (TM) virtual people for the Internet, and Eastman Kodak Company today announced an agreement to work together to commercialize and distribute LifeFX's Stand-In (TM) Technology--life-like, three-dimensional digital representations of people that can move, talk and express emotion.
William "Ozzie" Osborne, General Manager, IBM Voice Systems stated, "We are excited to work with LifeFX to integrate our voice technology with its innovative Stand-In (TM) technology for creating believable, life-like faces to significantly enhance online communications and our offerings to customers.
a Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) partner company, is creating the face of the Internet by developing photo-realistic, Stand-In (TM) virtual humans, which can interact in real time.
Lewis Moody and Andy Goode will also be looking over their shoulders after impressive displays by their respective stand-ins Shane Jennings and Ian Humphreys.
Could they be stand-ins for the network executives themselves?
Stand-ins Barry Conlon and Daniel Nardiello failed to make an impact but Hartlepool's frontmen were no better.
LifeFX Stand-Ins will be used by Web businesses as lifelike customer-service and sales representatives, guides, teachers and entertainers, while consumer applications include e-mail, instant messaging and chat rooms.
If they need any stand-ins for Cathy, we're available.
In a locker room that was equal parts teary-eyed and fatalistic, the Bruins chose to praise the effort of stand-ins Akil Harris and Manuel White rather than bemoan the loss of Foster, who was suspended for violating the NCAA's ``extra benefits'' rule.