Saturday, June 02, 2007

A translator between human gestures and machine functions

SmartRetina: a translator between human gestures and machine functions.

SmartRetina is a lightfast gesture-tracking platform written in Macromedia Flash 8, utilizing its flash.geom. package, flash.display package, Video class, Camera class and their motion-tracking capabilities.

Video of SmartRetina as a navigation tool.

Based on this technology, the company created Mossalibra an interactive game installation, operated solely by intuitive human gestures. "While dancing to surrounding music, the user (represented in pixelated form as a pure gesture) can mimic a given set of gestures in order to gain points."

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