The Fiduciary Glove Toolkit

Kiemer, J.L. (2011)
The Fiduciary Glove Toolkit. Master's thesis, Dept Institut fur Informatik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany, March. Supervisors: Nicolai Marquardt and Saul Greenberg, Professor in charge: Andreas Butz.

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Abstract

This thesis introduces the Fiduciary Glove Toolkit. It is a rapid prototyping toolkit that enables developers to differentiate between hand parts, hands and users and recognize hand postures and gestures in their applications. The toolkit is named after the Fiduciary Glove, which is its foundation. The Fiduciary Glove is an ordinary glove with fiduciary markers stuck onto 15 key hand parts. The tags are recognizable by the Microsoft Surface, each has a unique identifier. This way, the hand part and hand itself can be reliably identified when a tag touches the surface. Through assigning a glove to a particular person, user identification is possible and just as reliable. The API of the Fiduciary Glove Toolkit allows developers to easily integrate these capabilities in their applicationtogether with gestures and postures. Three utilities for the creation, adjustment and testing of glove configurations, gestures and postures complement the toolkit.

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@MASTERSTHESIS { 2011-Kiemer.DiplomeThesis,
CLASS = { THESIS },
AUTHOR = { Kiemer, J.L. },
TITLE = { The Fiduciary Glove Toolkit },
SCHOOL = { Dept Institut fur Informatik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen },
ADDRESS = { Munich, Germany },
YEAR = { 2011 },
MONTH = { March },
NOTE = { Supervisors: Nicolai Marquardt and Saul Greenberg, Professor in charge: Andreas Butz },
}