A Camera-based Pointing Interface for Mobile Devices

TitleA Camera-based Pointing Interface for Mobile Devices
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsGallo, O, Arteaga, S, Davis, J
Conference NameProceedings of the International Conference of Image Processing (ICIP)
Date Published10/2008
Conference LocationSan Diego
AbstractAs the applications delivered by cellular phones are becoming increasingly sophisticated, the importance of choosing an input strategy is also growing. Touch-screens can simplify navigation by far but the vast majority of phones on the market are not equipped with them. Cameras, on the other hand, are widespread even amongst low-end phones: in this paper we propose a vision-based pointing system that allows the user to control the pointer's position by just waving a hand, with no need for additional hardware.
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