A Nice Gesture by Jeroen Arendsen

A Nice Gesture by Jeroen Arendsen

A mix of posts on gesture, HCI, perception or robots and some personal information.

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Space Invaders with Gesture Recognition

The more I think about it, the more I am convinced that the (near) future of gesture recognition lies in entertainment. Here is yet another gaming application with gestures: A multi-player, wall display remake of Space Invaders. A highly advanced gesture interface seems to allow any kind of movement at a certain spot on the baseline as ‘fire from here’. A camera tracks if a hand blots out one or several of a series of lights that represent the positions on the baseline.

YouTube: Development: Douglas Edric Stanley / www.abstractmachine.net. This is installation was developed on-site for the Gameworld exhibition at the Laboral Art Center, Gijón, Spain. March 30 - June 30, 2007. For more information visit the responsible art centre in Spain.

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