Vision-based hand gesture interactions for large LCD-TV display tabletop systems

Chi Ho YEUNG, Man-Wa LAM, Hong-Ching CHAN, Oscar C. AU

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Abstract

The advent of the LCD displays and computer vision technology has encouraged the development of large interactive systems that allow several users to interact simultaneously. We introduce a vision-based hand gestural interactive tabletop system which provides high definition display output and can recognize several standard gestures and track hand motion by using a camera and computer vision technology. The system focuses on the fast recognition and tracking techniques minimizing response time between users and multimedia which is especially important for motion games with immediate and large hand movements. A prototype system, which is capable of recognizing 5 gesture types and tracking hand motion in real time, was built. A demonstration game, Virtual Air Hockey, was built under the prototype system to demonstrate interactive techniques which receive positive user feedback. Copyright © 2008 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in multimedia information processing - PCM 2008: 9th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Tainan, Taiwan, December 9-13, 2008, proceedings
EditorsYueh-Min Ray HUANG, Changsheng XU, Kuo-Sheng CHENG, Jar-Ferr Kevin YANG, M.N.S SWAMY, Shipeng LI, Jen-Wen DING
Place of PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg
PublisherSpringer
Pages89-98
ISBN (Electronic)9783540897965
ISBN (Print)354089795X, 9783540897958
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Citation

Yeung, C.-H., Lam, M.-W., Chan, H.-C., & Au, O. C. (2008). Vision-based hand gesture interactions for large LCD-TV display tabletop systems. In Y.-M. R. Huang, C. Xu, K.-S. Cheng, J.-F. K. Yang, M. N. S. Swamy, S. Li, & J.-W. Ding (Eds.), Advances in multimedia information processing - PCM 2008: 9th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Tainan, Taiwan, December 9-13, 2008, proceedings (pp. 89-98). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

Keywords

  • Human computer interfaces
  • Tabletop interactions
  • Hand gesture recognition
  • Vision-based user interface design

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