An intuitive multi-touch surface and gesture based interaction for video surveillance systems

Konda, Ankith, Reddy, Vikas, & Yarlagadda, Prasad K.D.V. (2014) An intuitive multi-touch surface and gesture based interaction for video surveillance systems. International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, 3(3), pp. 197-201.

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This paper discusses the idea and demonstrates an early prototype of a novel method of interacting with security surveillance footage using natural user interfaces in place of traditional mouse and keyboard interaction. Current surveillance monitoring stations and systems provide the user with a vast array of video feeds from multiple locations on a video wall, relying on the user’s ability to distinguish locations of the live feeds from experience or list based key-value pair of location and camera IDs. During an incident, this current method of interaction may cause the user to spend increased amounts time obtaining situational and location awareness, which is counter-productive. The system proposed in this paper demonstrates how a multi-touch screen and natural interaction can enable the surveillance monitoring station users to quickly identify the location of a security camera and efficiently respond to an incident.

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ID Code: 69605
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: This research was supported by the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Project "Airports of the Future" (LP0990135). The authors also acknowledge the contribution made by the many aviation industry stakeholders also involved in this project.
Keywords: Video Surveillance, Multitouch Screen, Natural User Interface, Human-Computer Interaction
DOI: 10.7763/IJFCC.2014.V3.295
ISSN: 2010-3751
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 31 Mar 2014 22:44
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2016 20:34

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