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Voice and gesture-based 3D multimedia presentation tool
Author(s): Hiromichi Fukutake; Yoshiaki Akazawa; Yoshihiro Okada
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Paper Abstract

This paper proposes a 3D multimedia presentation tool that allows the user to manipulate intuitively only through the voice input and the gesture input without using a standard keyboard or a mouse device. The authors developed this system as a presentation tool to be used in a presentation room equipped a large screen like an exhibition room in a museum because, in such a presentation environment, it is better to use voice commands and the gesture pointing input rather than using a keyboard or a mouse device. This system was developed using IntelligentBox, which is a component-based 3D graphics software development system. IntelligentBox has already provided various types of 3D visible, reactive functional components called boxes, e.g., a voice input component and various multimedia handling components. IntelligentBox also provides a dynamic data linkage mechanism called slot-connection that allows the user to develop 3D graphics applications by combining already existing boxes through direct manipulations on a computer screen. Using IntelligentBox, the 3D multimedia presentation tool proposed in this paper was also developed as combined components only through direct manipulations on a computer screen. The authors have already proposed a 3D multimedia presentation tool using a stage metaphor and its voice input interface. This time, we extended the system to make it accept the user gesture input besides voice commands. This paper explains details of the proposed 3D multimedia presentation tool and especially describes its component-based voice and gesture input interfaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6777, Multimedia Systems and Applications X, 67770V (10 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734783
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Hiromichi Fukutake, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Yoshiaki Akazawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Japan)
Yoshihiro Okada, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6777:
Multimedia Systems and Applications X
Susanto Rahardja; JongWon Kim; Jiebo Luo, Editor(s)

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