In Touch with the Past

Gesture tracking interactive with audio instruction and explanation to inspect 3D objects through arm movements.

Photograph of gesture tracking at the Petrie museum. A choice of 3D objects is available to explore.

Through collaboration with a visiting research student at UCL's Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, we had the opportunity to combine 3D imaging with a novel interaction using body movement and concepts of performance.

Photograph of a visitor using gesture tracking in the Petrie museum.

With gesture tracking technology (e.g. by a Kinect sensor), users can virtually 'handle' and examine a selection of ancient artifacts, while an audio guide suggests features to study in detail.

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