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Interacting with Digital Signage Using Hand Gestures

Chen, Qing and Malric, Francois and Zhang, Yi and Abid, Muhammad and Cordeiro, Albino and Petriu, Emil and Georganas, Nicolas (2009) Interacting with Digital Signage Using Hand Gestures. In: The 6th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR 2009), 6-8 July 2009, Halifax, California, USA..

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Abstract

Digital signage is a very attractive medium for advertisement and general communications in public open spaces. In order to add interaction capabilities to digital signage displays, special considerations must be taken. For example, the signs’ environment and placement might prevent direct access to conventional means of interaction, such as using a keyboard or a touch-sensitive screen. This paper describes a vision-based gesture recognition approach to interact with digital signage systems and discusses the issues faced by such systems. Using Haar-like features and the AdaBoosting algorithm, a set of hand gestures can be recognized in real-time and converted to gesture commands to control and manipulate the digital signage display. A demonstrative application using this gesture recognition interface is also depicted.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Papers (Paper)
Additional Information: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference, ICIAR 2009, Halifax, Canada, July 6-8, 2009, published by "Lecture Notes in Computer Science" journal. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02611-9_35 Print ISBN: 978-3-642-02610-2 Online ISBN: 978-3-642-02611-9 Series Title Series Volume: 5627
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Systems Ad Systems Administrator
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2012 10:36
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2013 12:42
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/76

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