Published at DZone with permission of Sagar H Ganatra, author and DZone MVB. (source)
I have created a web application that recognizes hand gestures using WebRTC's getUserMedia
Here's how it works: when you launch the application the browser will
prompt you for the permission to access the camera. Click on
'Accept',and then swipe your hand from right to left and vice versa. You
would see that the next image (or the previous image if you swipe from
left to right) in the gallery slides through.
You can access the application here
Please note, I have tested this application on Chrome only and not on
other browsers. Also, I have used five images in this demo and it is
obvious that no image would be shown if you swipe from right to left
when the last image is being shown or when you swipe from left to right
when the first image is shown. I have codenamed this application as
'Gesto' and hence the name in the URL of the application.
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