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Twentieth IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS'07) (2007)
Maribor, Slovenia
June 20, 2007 to June 22, 2007
ISSN: 1063-7125
ISBN: 0-7695-2905-4
pp: 27-32
Brian S. Tani , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Rafael S. Maia , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Aldo von Wangenheim , Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
ABSTRACT
We discuss the use of glove-driven interface in radiological workstations and present a prototype that aims to integrate common functions such as virtual manipulation and navigation control, with a basic gesture interface. The fast rate of and numerical data acquired by glove-driven interfaces, allows a much broader set of functionalities to be implemented in a highly demanding tridimensional visualization application. The prototype provides the basic gesture interface using a 5DT DataGlove5 Ultra and a Flock of Birds tracker, combining independent hand posture and trajectory recognition to send command messages to the host application. Using a synchronized state machine in the host application and the prototype, the gestures can activate special menus, and call up specific function or screens.
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B. S. Tani, R. S. Maia and A. v. Wangenheim, "A Gesture Interface for Radiological Workstations," Twentieth IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS'07)(CBMS), Maribor, Slovenia, 2007, pp. 27-32.
doi:10.1109/CBMS.2007.6
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