Demonstration competition at ICPR 2012

November 11, 2012, Tsukuba, Japan


Pashalis Padeleris and Antonis Argyros

1) [1st place] Giving a Hand to Kinect. Nikolaos Kyriazis, Iason Oikonomidis, Antonis A. Argyros. FORTH and University of Crete, Greece. [Summary] [Video&code] [Slides] [Poster]

January 2013: NEW CODE VERSION. 3D Hand Tracking software of FORTH, an official OpenNI 2.0 Middleware Partner.

Related Links:

- OpenNI 2.0 framework for 3D applications development:

- OpenNI 2.0 launch press release:

- PrimeSense:

- Kinect 3D Hand Tracking demo: http://cvrlcode.ics.forth.g/handtracking


Dushyant Goyal (cooking dinner)

2) Kitchen Gesture Recognition with Microsoft Kinect based on Scene Context. Dushyant Goyal, Shubham Bansal, Shubham Gupta, Shubham Khandelwal. The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India. [Kitchen gesture contest] [Summary] [Poster]


Matthias Wölfel (at dinner time)

3) Kinetic Space. Matthias Wölfel. Phorzheim University. Germany. [Summary] [GoogleCode] [Video] [Slides] [Poster]


Sergio Escalera, Oscar Lopes, Miguel Reyes, Jordi González

4) [3rd place] Multi Hand Pose Recognition System using Kinect Depth Sensor. Oscar Lopes, Miguel Pousa, Miguel Reyes, Sergio Escalera, and Jordi González. UAB, Bellaterra, Spain. [Summary][Video 1][Video 2] [Poster]


Colin Bellmore

5) Interative Storefront Display with Face and Gesture Control. Colin Bellmore, Raymond Ptucha, and Andreas Savakis. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA. [Summary] [Slides] [Poster]


Vassilis Athitsos gives prize to Luigi Gallo

7) [2nd place] A Kinect NUI for 3D Medical Visualization. Luigi Gallo, Alessio Pierluigi Placitelli, Giuseppe De Pietro, National Research Council of Italy. [Summary] [Slides] [Poster]


Hugo Jair Escalante, Alex Balan, Jeffrey Margolis, Paul Doliotis