Giuseppe Raffa

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Gesture is a compelling user interaction modality for enabling truly on-the-go interactions. Unlike keyboard and touch screen interactions which require considerable visual attention and impose stringent constrains on the form factor of mobile devices, people can easily use hand gestures to perform simple actions (e.g. retrieve voice mail) without having to(More)
– Electronic textile research often centers on the concept of introducing electronics to apparel such as shirts jackets, gloves, and health vests. Another less researched concept incorporates electronics into large textile surfaces such as carpets and upholstery. In this paper we explore methods and challenges of building a large surface area electronic(More)
This " Work In Progress " paper reports on a novel approach to pedestrian tracking in confined areas which is based on a combined use of a stereo vision tracking system and a set of sensors available on a mobile platform. This platform is a hands-free, sensory augmented, wearable computer, designed to support visits to museums and archaeological sites. The(More)
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