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Make any monitor a touch screen! Answered

Has anyone had any experience in taking a web cam, attaching it to the top of a monitor, then programming it to recognize face and hand movements, sort of how digital cameras today recognize faces, so it can be used to control a mouse. It would be sort of like having a virtual touch screen on any monitor and if someone could do this, I'd bet they'd make a lot of money.

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caitlinsdad (author)2009-04-24

https://www.instructables.com/id/Back-projection-56-inch-multitouch-television./
https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cheap-Multitouch-Pad/

These have a web camera in back of the screen but you can read up on what the process would entail and figure out how to do it.

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Lithium Rain (author)2009-04-24

You can search for multitouchpads, which do something similar. Also you can google and find software to control the mouse with your eyes using a webcam. A lot of it's free and opensource!

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