GyroTouch: Wrist Gyroscope with a Multi-Touch Display

  • Francisco R. Ortega
  • Armando Barreto
  • Naphtali Rishe
  • Nonnarit O-larnnithipong
  • Malek Adjouadi
  • Fatemeh Abyarjoo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9170)

Abstract

We present GyroTouch, a multi-modal approach to the use of a digital gyroscope in a watch form-factor and a multi-touch desktop display with the aim to find properties that can yield better navigation in 3D virtual environments. GyroTouch was created to augment multi-touch gestures with other devices. Our approach addressed 3D rotations and 3D Translation used in navigation of virtual environments. This work also includes an algorithm for estimating angular velocity for any given axis, using only one previous sample.

Keywords

Multi-touch Gyroscope Modern input devices Multimodal Multimodal input 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco R. Ortega
    • 1
  • Armando Barreto
    • 1
  • Naphtali Rishe
    • 1
  • Nonnarit O-larnnithipong
    • 1
  • Malek Adjouadi
    • 1
  • Fatemeh Abyarjoo
    • 1
  1. 1.Florida International UniversityMiamiUSA

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