Integrating Gesture Recognition in Airplane Seats for In-Flight Entertainment

  • Rick van de Westelaken
  • Jun Hu
  • Hao Liu
  • Matthias Rauterberg
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5093)


In order to reduce both the psychological and physical stress in air travel, sensors are integrated in airplane seats to detect the gestures as input for in-flight entertainment systems. The content provided by the entertainment systems helps to reduce the psychological stress, and the gesture recognition is used as input for the content and hence stimulates people to move, which as a result would reduce the physical stress as well.


In-flight entertainment gesture recognition air travel air travel thrombosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rick van de Westelaken
    • 1
  • Jun Hu
    • 1
  • Hao Liu
    • 1
  • Matthias Rauterberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Technische Universiteit EindhovenEindhovenThe Netherlands

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