With new techniques visually impaired will recognize gestures of their correspondent

December 11, 2015 at 10:00 am by

Webadictos has published an article about a project that involved the Computer Vision Center.

Dr. Bogdan Raducanu, researcher at the CVC, is involved in this project to facilitate the recognition of other people gestures by visually impaired people.

Automatic computer vision techniques can recognize head gestures. These include “say” yes, no, look up, down, turn it to either side. It is also possible to determine when others are doing the same kind of gesture.

This research has reported how facial gestures, and mirroring using portable and fixed cameras are detected. These results are being published in journals and conferences where reported satisfaction as a result of a conversation. They also are preparing the prototype to study visually impaired feedback.

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