Operate home appliances with gestures to make our daily life easier

OMRON's Image Sensing technology usage examples

Category
Home Appliances
Purpose
Automation
Operate home appliances with gestures to make our daily life easier

Operate home appliances with gestures to make our daily life easier

We use home appliances every day so being able to control them through easy motions would make our daily life easier.

Control home appliances like televisions, AC units or lighting through the use of Image Sensing technology like Hand Gesture, Gaze and Blink Estimation or Face Direction Estimation.
Useful when the switch or remote control are out of reach.
No need to look for the remote control.

Expected effects and functions

  • Move a vacuum cleaner to an area designated for cleaning without touching it physically.
  • Control AC units or televisions without a remote control.
  • Control devices with body or eyes motions.

Technologies used

  • Recognize motions through Hand Gesture and Hand Detection or Gaze and Blink Estimation.

OKAO Vision technology is available as follows.

  • HVC-P (board type)

    Incorporates multiple Image Sensing algorithms and a camera module into a compact configuration. Board type component easy to install on equipment.

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Usage example: Operate home appliances with gestures to make our daily life easier