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Cursor Control using Hand Gestures

IJCA Proceedings on Recent Trends in Future Prospective in Engineering and Management Technology
© 2016 by IJCA Journal
RTFEM 2016 - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2016
Pooja Kumari
Saurabh Singh
Vinay Kr. Pasi

Pooja Kumari, Saurabh Singh and Vinay Kr. Pasi. Article: Cursor Control using Hand Gestures. IJCA Proceedings on Recent Trends in Future Prospective in Engineering and Management Technology RTFEM 2016(2):25-29, July 2016. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Pooja Kumari and Saurabh Singh and Vinay Kr. Pasi},
	title = {Article: Cursor Control using Hand Gestures},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on Recent Trends in Future Prospective in Engineering and Management Technology},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {RTFEM 2016},
	number = {2},
	pages = {25-29},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper proposes a novel vision based cursor control system, using hand gestures captured from a webcam through a color detection technique. The system will allow the user to navigate the computer cursor using their hand bearing color caps or tapes and cursor functions, such as right and left clicks, double clicks, scroll up and down will be performed using different hand gestures. The proposed system uses nothing more than a low resolution webcam that acts as a sensor and it is able to track the users hand bearing color caps in two dimensions and can recognize up to five different hand gestures, which are interpreted as mouse functions.


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