We present a new real-time articulated hand tracker which can enable new possibilities for human-computer interaction (HCI). Our system accurately reconstructs complex hand poses across a variety of subjects using only a single depth camera. It also allows for a high-degree of robustness, continually recovering from tracking failures. However, the most unique aspect of our tracker is its flexibility in terms of camera placement and operating range.
Please note, we are using a standard Xbox One Kinect without any hardware modifications. The sunglasses are optional and were originally used for anonymity, and partly tongue-in-cheek.