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Gesture Tracker

A gesture tracker is typically a motion capture system employed to study hand/arm movements and postural body language of a single user or small group within a defined physical interface space.

As such it is a system of cameras ? never less than two, sometimes as many as eight ? that analyse the body from different angles and compute changes in three dimensional space in real-time

See Also: MoCap

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Creating a Budget Head-tracker with the Wii-Mote
A demonstration of both the use of a Wii-mote as a cheap head tracker, and a demonstration of head tracking, rarely recorded



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Swapping Data Across Devices with a Gesture
The stuff of numerous sci-fi films the concept of with no more than a gesture, moving data wholesale from one computer to the next, has been made real, with a device not only functional in the lab, but already on its way to mass market commercial use, integrated in satellite and cable TV units.



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Combining MoCap and Gesture Recognition
MoCap - Motion Capture - for all its impressive abilities, has definite limitations in terms of sensory fidelity, the expense and bulk of the rig. Gesture control is cheap and captures every little movement, but easily overwhelmed. Is a hybrid system possible?



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A Downside of Gesture-Control: Perceptual Power of Gestures Used by Others
A potential concern has been found in the psychological implications of gesture control interfaces. When we design such things we must be aware of a power some gestures have, to alter the perceptions and memories of those who witness them.





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Mazan: Flash of the Blade
An early commercial electromagnetic tracker system that surfaced in of all places, the arcade machines of 2002.



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GPS Tracker To Keep Pupils Safe
After the events at Virginia Tech University in the US, in April, a major push at using wearable technologies and sensor webs to improve student safety has been underway.









 

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(15/05/2006)
Apple have recently filed a lengthy touchscreen patent for a new concept called a "gesture control".touchscreen.

Such a touuchscreen behaves normally when touched by a single finger. But when more than one finger is used i...


(14/02/2010)
Aerotel Medical Systems of Holon, Israel has partnered with EcoTec of Tampere, Finland to bring the GeoSkeeper personal tracker and communication system to Finnish consumers. The watch-like device has GPS and mobile phone functionality to a...


(13/08/2013)
9th December 2013 - 13th December 2013
Sydney, Australia

The ChalLearn multi-modal gesture recognition challenge and workshop is being held in conjunction with the ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interactio...


(19/12/2008)
A system that can recognize human gestures could provide a new way for people with physical disabilities to interact with computers. A related system for the able bodied could also be used to make virtual worlds more realistic. The system i...


(13/06/2010)
Interest in so-called gesture-based computing has been stoked by the forthcoming launch of gaming systems from Microsoft and Sony that will track the movements of players' bodies and replicate them on screen. But an off-the-shelf system th...