SB04a-21 Smart home appliances based on eye contact detection

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WONG, Man(@eemwong)
January 19, 2022 3:45 pm

Hi. Very nice work. I can see how the device could be of practical use.

CHEN, Xiaoliang(@xchendl)
January 19, 2022 3:50 pm
Reply to  WONG, Man

Thank you for your appreciation.

QUADEER, Ahmed Abdul(@eeaaquadeer)
January 19, 2022 3:32 pm

Very interesting project and a nice poster. I am curious as to how your eye gaze detection would work if there are multiple persons present in the room.

CHAN, Lok Him(@lhchanap)
January 19, 2022 3:49 pm

Thank you for your comment! Due to the code limitation, gaze detection only supports searching for one face in the image captured. Hence we are planning to implement a possible solution to integrate sound source localization and face-tracking techniques into our system to locate where the user is.

CHAN, Lok Him(@lhchanap)
January 19, 2022 4:02 pm

The external servo together with the camera platform would then be mechanically turned to the user’s direction, leading the camera to spot the correct user. We decided to use this to solve the problems of where multiple users are in the same image. Despite the effectiveness of this methodology when the users are dispersed, it might still be inaccurate when the correct user is very close to other faces and so far we could not think of a way to solve so. We would appreciate it if you could give us any potential solutions or suggestions!

CHAN, Lok Him(@lhchanap)
January 19, 2022 2:07 pm

Greetings! We are from group SB04a-21, and we are pleased to present our midterm project poster to all of you! Unfortunately we are having some display problem for the poster, so please check this out for the rectified version. Also please feel free to ask us any question and we would be willing to answer!