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Head Tracking in First-Person Games: Interaction Using a Web-Camera

Schou (Sko), Torben; Gardner, Henry James


Recent advances in face-tracking technology have made it possible to recognize head movements using a commodity web-camera. This development has created exciting possibilities for enhancing player enjoyment during computer game play. In order to ascertain the real-world potential for head gestural input to First Person Shooter games, we have developed seven diverse interaction techniques and integrated these with a modern games engine. Evaluation of the techniques was carried out with four...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03655-2_38


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