This program allows you to control your computer by making movements with a flat hand in front of your webcam.

There are 5 gestures:

- move in horizontal direction while your hand is vertical.
- move in vertical direction while your hand is horizontal.
- move in horizontal direction with 2 hands making a 'zooming' gesture.
- left mouse click by moving your hand in the left upper corner.
- right mouse click by doing the left click plus moving the right hand in the 
  right upper corner.

By doing this you can iether simulate mouse movements & clicks, cursor keys or control a GiMeSpace virtual desktop manager.

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You can adjust the sensitivity and the scroll/movement speeds by adjusting the trackbars. You will need to experiment a bit to find the ideal settings.
In rooms with poor or uneven light it becomes more difficult to have good results. In that case it is good to increase the contrast and saturation of the camera. 
Please note that movements at the border of the camera view field are not so accurate to track.
There is an alternative "Mouse Pointer Only Mode". In this mode the mouse is simply following your finger in front of the cam. A click can be generated when you hold your hand still for 2 seconds.

While developing this program most effort was made to minimize the load on your cpu so that it can even be run on low powered netbooks and does not affect other programs that much.


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