Gesture Recognition Using Simple-OpenNI for Implement Interactive Contents

  • Ok-Hue Cho
  • Won-Hyung Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 179)


Kinect® is a motion sensing input device that is used and applied in various fields nowadays. We can track human bones with this device and it is easy way than other motion tracking methods. So many developers and students, digital artists apply this device to their work. Kinect® can be applied to game, digital art and augmented reality. There are many ways to develop some contents using Kinect®. For example, Unity3D, C + +, OpenNI and so on. In this paper, we propose the method to recognize specific gesture using Simple-OpenNI and Processing. We used human joints and their coordinates in calibrated skeleton. This method can be applied to interaction of interactive media art and interactive contents..


Gesture recognition Kinect® Interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ok-Hue Cho
    • 1
  • Won-Hyung Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Advanced Image, Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia and FilmChung-Ang UniversitySeoulKorea

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