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  • Kinect With Qt Makes Cursor Out Of Your Hand

    Phoronix: Kinect With Qt Makes Cursor Out Of Your Hand

    Microsoft's Kinect paired with the Qt tool-kit can allow using your hand as an input device, or what the developers are calling an "air cursor" for this open-source project...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTEyODY

  • #2
    Now that's interesting

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    • #3
      Wow, it suddenly seems applicable. It will be interesting to see how touch screens and motion sensors will play together in the near-future.

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      • #4
        Yawn.
        Hasn't this already been done, and much better?

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        • #5
          And here as well:
          http://mail.google.com/mail/help/motion.html

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          • #6
            Air cursors I love it!
            Makes everything easier to work with each other.

            Want this on all mobile phones and devices with touchscreen.

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            • #7
              There is also this http://leapmotion.com/

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              • #8
                Originally posted by 89c51 View Post
                There is also this http://leapmotion.com/
                Anyone can use The Leap to interact with Windows 7/8 or Mac OS X by clicking, grabbing, scrolling and using familiar gestures like pinch to zoom in 3D space.
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                How about Linux?

                Linux support is on the agenda.
                This looks really cool

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                • #9
                  if i would test it by myself...

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                  • #10
                    you can do this with a standard webcam. the "click" feature would be a lot more difficult to accomplish but you can at the very least effortlessly control a mouse pointer using any webcam or really any object you want; i've seen it done with a ~400 line python script

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