A KINECT-BASED AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Xavier Casas, Gerardo Herrera, Inmaculada Coma, Marcos Fernández

Abstract

In this paper an Augmented Reality system for teaching key developmental abilities for individuals with ASD is described. The system has been designed as an augmented mirror where users can see themselves in a mirror world augmented with virtual objects. Regarding the content the tool is designed with the aim of facilitating the acquisition of certain skills in children with ASD. From a technical point of view, it has been necessary to solve two problems to develop the tool. The first one has been how to capture the user’s movements, without wearing invasive devices, to animate their virtual avatar. A Kinect device has been chosen. The other problem has been to mix in the augmented virtual scene real objects located at different depths. An OSG shader has been developed, of which details will given in this paper.

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Casas X., Herrera G., Coma I. and Fernández M. (2012). A KINECT-BASED AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-02-0, pages 440-446. DOI: 10.5220/0003844204400446


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp12,
author={Xavier Casas and Gerardo Herrera and Inmaculada Coma and Marcos Fernández},
title={A KINECT-BASED AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={440-446},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003844204400446},
isbn={978-989-8565-02-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)
TI - A KINECT-BASED AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
SN - 978-989-8565-02-0
AU - Casas X.
AU - Herrera G.
AU - Coma I.
AU - Fernández M.
PY - 2012
SP - 440
EP - 446
DO - 10.5220/0003844204400446