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Stenger, Björn, Woodley, Thomas, Kim, Tae-Kyun and Cipolla, Roberto (2009): A vision-based system for display interaction. In: Proceedings of the HCI09 Conference on People and Computers XXIII 2009. pp. 163-168.

This paper presents a system for interaction with a display via hand pointing, where a single CCD camera on top of the screen is directed towards the viewers. An attention mechanism based on face and hand detection allows one user to take control of the interface. Face recognition is used for identification and customisation. The system allows the user to control the screen pointer by tracking their fist. On-screen items can be selected using one of four activation mechanisms. Current sample applications include browsing image and video collections as well as viewing a gallery of 3D objects. In experiments we demonstrate the performance of the vision components in challenging conditions.

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There is an old English folk saying that goes, "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen." I have a different approach: Do something about the heat. The folk saying would have us accept the poor designs of the world. Why? After all, if people were responsible for the "heat" in the first place, then people should be able to do something about it. Is the kitchen too hot? Redesign it.

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