Meaningful hand-waving: Purdue group demos design tool that tracks hand motions to create shapes

By Eileen De Guire / October 16, 2012

Purdue doctoral student, Vinayak, demonstrates Handy-Potter to create a three-dimensional object. He is represented by a stick figure in the orthogonal rendering of his hand motions. Credit: Purdue University. One of the Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards we told you about was a gesture-control interface for computers that eliminated the need for mouses (mice?) and keyboards,…

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