The Real Time Hand Gesture Recognition system presented, uses only a webcam and algorithms which are developed using OpenCV computer vision, image and the video processing algorithms.

Existing Work:

The Existing work carried was done a PC based MATLAB software, where it has readily available all the algorithms and such system is not used to full extent in embedded side.

Proposed Work:

Proposed Real Time Hand Gesture Recognition for Computer Interaction work will be carried out on Linux based single board computer with ARM 11 architecture. This board will be ported with Raspbian Operation System and OpenCV Image processing Library. Using which will design an algorithm such that the system will identify the finger tips and count them how many fingers have been displayed.



ARM11, USB Camera, Power supply.


OS: Embedded Linux, Language: C/ C++, IDE: Qt Creator, Opencv.


Computer Interaction, Gesture recognition based control


• Elimination of external hardware like mouse
• Easy to access and control appliances using gestures.