Abstract: Nowadays most of the mobile devices are using a touch screen technology. However, this technology is still not cheap enough to be used in desktop systems. Creating a virtual human computer interaction device such as mouse using a webcam and computer vision techniques can be an alternative way for the touch screen. In this study, finger tracking based a virtual mouse application has been designed and implemented using a regular webcam. The motivation was to create an object tracking application to interact with the computer, and develop a virtual human computer interaction device.

Keywords: Click event web camera, colour events, HCI, Ubiquitous Computing, Background Subtraction, Skin Detection, HSV Colour Model.