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    Developing an Open Source Exertion Interface for Two-Handed 3D and 6DOF Motion Tracking and Visualisation

    HCI2011 - Health, wealth and happiness

    Proceedings of HCI 2011
    The 25th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction

    Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, 4 - 8 July 2011

    AUTHORS

    Jennifer Sheridan

    ABSTRACT

    Novel technologies offer the potential for tracking and visualizing whole body movement in new ways which opens up possibilities for creating new forms of interaction. We highlight the problems and opportunities for designing for and the visualising of six degree of freedom (6DOF) motion tracking for absolute, two-handed input using the Nintendo Wiimote as our baseline platform and a playground clapping game as our context. We present a new technique for combining linear movement, rotation and vision tracking for two-handed motion tracking and provide links to open source tools and applications for next generation 6DOF motion tracking and visualisation of exertion games.

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