International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Vol. 2 (2012) No. 1, pages: 66-69, DOI:10.18517/ijaseit.2.1.156

A Color Based Touchless Finger Mouse

Kah-Meng Kwong, Chin-Poo Lee, Kian-Ming Lim, Siew-Chin Chong, Siti Fatimah Abdul Razak

Abstract

People work with computers almost anytime, everywhere  in the current trend. However, continuously controlling a computer with mouse for a long time might cause much strains to people’s wrist. This work proposes a touchless finger mouse using webcam. A marker with different colours representing different actions is used. The webcam will capture the information on the marker and trigger the associated actions. This prototype is proven to be able to perform most of the actions a normal mouser can perform.

Keywords:

image processing; computer vision; finger mouse

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