Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

, Volume 8, Issue 3–4, pp 227–233 | Cite as

GIA: design of a gesture-based interaction photo album

  • YoungKyu JinEmail author
  • SeungEok Choi
  • Amy Chung
  • InSik Myung
  • JaYeon Lee
  • MinChul Kim
  • JooKyung Woo
Original Article


This paper describes a gesture-based interaction photo album (GIA) device which stores and manages digital images. It provides a natural interface—as if you are turning the pages of a photo album using gestural input on a touch screen. We feel that emotional satisfaction is more important than efficiency in this kind of task and requires a more natural user interface that is easily learned by novices. GIA demonstrates an innovative convergence between the digital and the analogue in this respect.


Gesture Photo album Interaction 



We would like to thank SungJung Cho at SAIT (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology) for help in developing the gesture recognition engine.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • YoungKyu Jin
    • 1
    Email author
  • SeungEok Choi
    • 1
  • Amy Chung
    • 1
  • InSik Myung
    • 1
  • JaYeon Lee
    • 1
  • MinChul Kim
    • 1
  • JooKyung Woo
    • 1
  1. 1.Interaction Group, Software Center, Corporate Technology OperationsSamsung Electronics Co., LtdKorea

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