Inspiration

Have you ever wanted a way to project your device's screen without needing to hold a clicker? Maybe you want to play an interactive game on the wall, display a presentation, or just have a larger screen for reading - all of this can be done with hand gestures on the

Name inspo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astral_projection

What it does

It's a smart projector, that requires no extra hardware. It uses computer vision to detect hand movements and gestures and convert them into actions on your computer.

How I built it

OpenCV

Challenges I ran into

Dealing with light sensitivity problems when projecting dark colors onto the hand.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

Making it work!

What I learned

Various techniques for gesture recognition

What's next for Astral Projector

fine tuning computer and mobile device cv -> prototype -> Tech Crunch Disrupt SF 2018

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