Television Control by Hand Gestures

  title={Television Control by Hand Gestures},
  author={William T. Freeman and Craig D. Weissman},
We study how a viewer can control a television set remotely by hand gestures. We address two fundamental issues of gesture{based human{computer interaction: (1) How can one communicate a rich set of commands without extensive user training and memorization of gestures? (2) How can the computer recognize the commands in a complicated visual environment? Our solution to these problems exploits the visual feedback of the television display. The user uses only one gesture: the open hand, facing the… CONTINUE READING
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