Abstract: We propose a sensing technique for detecting finger movements on the nose, using EOG sensors embedded in the frame of a pair of eyeglasses. Eyeglasses wearers can use their fingers to exert different types of movement on the nose, such as flicking, pushing or rubbing. These subtle gestures can be used to control a wearable computer without calling attention to the user in public. We present two user studies where we test recognition accuracy for these movements.
Keywords: Nose gesture, face gesture, subtle interaction, EOG, wearable computer, smart eyeglasses, smart eyewear, Jins MEME
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