A Glove-Based Interface for 3D Medical Image Visualization

  • Luigi Gallo
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 6)


In this paper, a low cost and portable 3D user interface for exploring medical data is presented. By means of a data glove, equipped with five bend sensors and an accelerometer, and a Wiimote, which tracks additional InfraRed Light Emitting Diodes placed on the glove, 3D imaging data can be visualized and manipulated in a semi-immersive virtual environment. The paper also details the interaction techniques we specifically designed for a medical imaging scenario and provides implementation details of the integration of the interface in an open-source medical image viewer.


Light Emit Diode Virtual Reality Hand Gesture Input Device Interaction Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi Gallo
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  1. 1.ICAR-CNRNaplesItaly

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