By Norbert A. Streitz (auth.), Constantine Stephanidis, Michael Pieper (eds.)

Since its institution in 1995, the ERCIM operating team “User Interfaces for 1 All” (WG UI4ALL) has systematically promoted the proactive attention of the layout for all ideas in HCI. Its actions have incorporated the association of a se- 2 ries of very profitable workshops that experience contributed to consolidate contemporary paintings and stimulate additional dialogue at the state-of-the-art in person interfaces for all and its expanding variety of purposes within the upcoming info Society. Such wo- retailers have introduced jointly, in a brand new clinical group, researchers and groups operating not just within the varied ERCIM organisations, but in addition in organisations past ERCIM and the ecu limitations, who proportion universal pursuits and as- rations and give a contribution to the endeavors in the direction of making the knowledge Society both obtainable to all electorate. This quantity comprises the complaints of the final ERCIM “User Interfaces for All” Workshop. The paintings of the ERCIM WG UI4ALL led in 2001 to the institution of the - ternational convention on common entry in Human–Computer interplay three (UAHCI) , which happens within the context of the HCI overseas convention se- four ries . UAHCI has validated a global discussion board for the dissemination and - swap of medical info on theoretical, methodological and empirical examine that addresses all matters regarding the attainment of common entry within the devel- ment of interactive software program, attracting individuals from a vast diversity of disciplines and fields of expertise.

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Navigation among the opened programs. Providing better internet browsing, text entry, and email programs. Designing interaction strategies that allow the camera mouse to be used with standard, non-specialized applications. For example, adding features such as generalized dwell that is decoupled from camera mouse enabled applications and operates with the desired dwell radius on the entire screen. To overcome the limitation of small interface elements found in many standard applications, screen A Customizable Camera-Based Human Computer Interaction System 41 magnification could be used to magnify menus as the pointer hovers above them.

This helped determine their opinion on the overall use of the system. During this period unexpected problems with the system could be identified. A survey was used to gather the opinions of the sample test group. A Customizable Camera-Based Human Computer Interaction System 39 Table 2. 4 s Number of Tasks Completed on the First Trial ** 1 5/5 = 100% for 5 users 4/5 = 80% for 2 users 5/5 = 100% for user 1 3/5 = 60% for user 2 Percent of Unintentional Launches 0 0/5 = 0% for 5 users 2/7 = 29% for 1 user 3/8 = 38% for 1 user 0/5 = 0% for user 1 4/9 = 44% for user 2 *Actual task completion times for Group 1 and 2 were not significantly different.

There has also been substantial work in developing applications for people with disabilities [8, 9, 10]. Some existing applications include on-screen keyboards [11], alternate text entry mechanisms [12, 13], games and learning aids for children [7], and tools that interact with a web browser to make the internet more accessible for camera mouse users [14, 15]. In this paper, we present a system that tracks features on the user’s body, usually the face, and translates feature movement to pointer movement on the screen.

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