A new scope of human-computer interaction utilizes the algorithms of computer vision and image processing for detecting the gesture, understanding its objective and making it meaningful for the computer to understand and then interact with the humans. The recent introduction of "Leap Motion" is a big revolution in the field of gesture control technology. Using gesture control mode in the field of robotics is also on the rise. This acted as our motivation to develop a gesture controlled robot using a Leap Motion Device that can sense human hands above it and to keep a track of them and aid in navigation. This independently working gesture recognition system does not rely on any external sensors (motion capturing system) as it has its sensors embedded in itself which recognizes the gesture commands and acts accordingly. The soldiers need not wear any physical device on their body (unlike Kinect and/or MYO Armband) to operate robots to fight against enemies. This work in progress paper illustrates an existing robot designed by us, which can be controlled by hand gestures using a non-wearable (touchless) device called as Leap Motion.
Comments: 10 Pages. IJEDR, 2016, Vol 4, Issue 4
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