cfHMI: A Novel Contact-Free Human-Machine Interface

  • Tobias Rehrl
  • Alexander Bannat
  • Jürgen Gast
  • Gerhard Rigoll
  • Frank Wallhoff
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5611)

Abstract

In this paper we present our approach for a new contact-free Human-Machine Interface (cfHMI). This cfHMI is designed for controlling applications – instruction presentation, robot control – in the so-called ”Cognitive Factory Scenario”, introduced in [1]. However, the interface can be applied in other environments and areas of application as well. Due to its generic approach, this low-cost contact-free interface can be easily adapted to several independent applications, featuring individual menu-structures, etc. In addition, the modular software architecture facilitates the upgrades and improvements of the different software modules embedded in the cfHMI.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tobias Rehrl
    • 1
  • Alexander Bannat
    • 1
  • Jürgen Gast
    • 1
  • Gerhard Rigoll
    • 1
  • Frank Wallhoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Institute for Human-Machine CommunicationTechnische Universität MünchenMunichGermany

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