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JRM Vol.22 No.4 pp. 430-438
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2010.p0430
(2010)

Paper:

Development of Deskwork Support System Using Pointing Gesture Interface

Masao Sugi*, Hisato Nakanishi**, Masataka Nishino***,
Yusuke Tamura**, Tamio Arai**, and Jun Ota**

*Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

**The University of Tokyo

***Honda Motor Co. Ltd.

Received:
January 11, 2010
Accepted:
April 13, 2010
Published:
August 20, 2010
Keywords:
attentive workbench (AWB), deskwork support system, gesture-based input interface
Abstract

The authors have proposed a deskwork support system called an “Attentive Workbench” (AWB), which uses a camera, a projector, and automatically moving trays to support the user both physically and informationally. This research intends to build an interface between the user and the AWB system based on pointing gestures. Considering the specific purposes of the AWB, a simple, reliable, and highly responsive interface is implemented. We demonstrate a deskwork support system with actual automatically moving trays that uses the proposed interface.

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