Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (1994)
Pacific Grove, CA, USA
Oct. 31, 1994 to Nov. 2, 1994
S. Ahmad , Interval Res. Corp., Palo Alto, CA, USA
This paper presents a computer vision system for tracking human hands. The algorithms used to extract the 3D position, and planar orientation of the hand, and the joint angles of the fingers are described. The combined system is able to track a natural hand at 30 frames per second on a standard workstation with no special image processing hardware other than a frame grabber. The tracker has been used as an interface for navigating around virtual worlds.<
computer vision, virtual reality, tracking, feature extraction, user interfaces, real-time systems, workstations
S. Ahmad, "A usable real-time 3D hand tracker," Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers(ACSSC), Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 1995, pp. 1257-1261.