While attending workshop by Xesto Wave API which required Leap Motion Controller and user needs to be present in front of it to perform actions. We came up with a cheaper solution that can recognise gestures on the could without even being present in front of the screen and has some added functionality too.

What it does

GyGlove is a smart gesture recogniser that is worn as a glove and can user can perform gestures and is a keyboard too... yeah you heard that right this is a keyboard that lets you type in air. GyGlove understands that every person is unique and hence can recognise everyone uniquely. It allows you to perform gestures such as controlling music, presenting keynote slides, IFTTT functionality and much more. You can also control you IoT enabled home appliances with just a flick of your finger.

How we built it

We built is using Arduino, 6 DOF IMU, machine learning on the azure cloud platform.

Challenges we ran into

Hosting on cloud, differentiating letters from each other - some of them were pretty similar to each other :/

Accomplishments that we're proud of

It finally worked with a good prediction accuracy :D

What we learned

  • Machine Learning, Off-course this was our first time doing it.
  • Cloud Deployment
  • Flask

What's next for GyGlove

Reducing the size to a ring and making it available to the market.

GyGlove - Music Control Videos

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