SVAGBOX is an integrated system for touchless interaction and introduces eight basic applications as an applied vision for a touchless operating system (OS).

SVAGBOX
System for touchless interaction

SVAGBOX is an integrated touchless operation system (OS), which allows to interact with multimedia content such as video, pictures, text and music but also with more complex applications. This is made possible by using a distinct graphical user interface and a user experience concept for navigating interactive applications with human motion and human spoken language alone. SVAGBOX is a fully developed unit of software and hardware, but it is also configurable and extensible as a software solution for using it independently in different environments and hardware settings.

The integrated solution consists of an all-in-one hardware (processor unit, display, camera) and eight basic applications for touchless interaction. For use in multiple scenarios, there are two versions of the system: SVGABOX is the large version to establish a one-to-one situation of user and application, whereas SVGBX is a more compact hardware implementation but with the same functionality.

Front view of SVGBX with "Products" channel
Front view of SVGBX with "Products" channel
Side view of SVGBX
Side view of SVGBX
Near view of SVGBX with "Sketch" channel
Near view of SVGBX with "Sketch" channel
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Channels

With the eight software applications — the so called channels — users can watch and play media files, interact with 3D data or capture video and photos. Furthermore, there is a channel for viewing and working with maps, a presentation mode and a sketch function. With the so called utilities, every channel can be modified and extended with various interaction and editor modules.

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Photo Booth
The photo booth channel lets the user take a picture with the built-in camera. After activating a countdown, the user gets captured and then can stylize and apply various filters on his photo. This processed image can be shared online or directly printed out.

 

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Presentation
Within the presentation channel, SVAGBOX displays multi page PDFs as a progressive presentation stream. The user can move the slides up or down and highlight important parts of the content by simply pointing on it.

 

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Media
Like Finder on Mac or Explorer on Windows, the media channel lists, previews and plays all media assets like images, videos, sound files and PDFs, which are currently available.

 

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Products
The products channel is conceived for the presentation of industry items. Interactive explorations with a 3D model together with corporate content and an integrated option for buying and instant payment are provided.

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Maps
The maps channel provides a real-time representation of a card or satellite view of a specific location, based on Microsoft™ Bing Maps. The selected location can be searched, zoomed and navigated or extended with custom geo location data.

 

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Sketch
With the sketch channel, the user intuitively can make a drawing with various strokes and colors. Additionally, he can import an image from the Media channel and draw on it or insert graphical marks.

 

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The ambient channel turns SVAGBOX into an interactive light source. By choosing and shifting various color and pattern settings, new light atmospheres can always be created.

 

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Utilities
The utilities channel offers an editor with the possibility, to add an textual input (gesture-based or with speech recognition) and various standard interaction elements to the other channels.

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Client
KASUGA

Published
November 2013