Gesture Interface for the Blind Using the Leap Motion Controller

Krzysztof Dobosz, Rafał Pomocnik

Abstract


The aim of described preliminary studies was the evaluation of prototype gesture user interface using the Leap Motion controller. Provided experiment used a modified version of the file explorer that was supported by gesture controller and synthesized voice feedback. Obtained results shows that visual disability does not have a significant influence on the correctness of controlling the application using the proposed contact-free interface.

Keywords


gesture interface; visually impaired; assistive technology; Leap Motion

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2017_v38.n4.828