Game Development Reference
Figure 12.15 Virtual Motion Controller © Hit Lab. Univ.Washington
Figure 12.16 Driving cabins © Siames-IRISA
hardware ... Many researches are determined to conceive solutions that are not very
complex on a technical level. Their common point is a gestural control of the direction
of movement with the help of one of the body parts.
Hands: the most common choice is that of hands. In this case, the direction of
movement is given by pointing a finger in a direction. Some authors (Mine et al.,
1997) also propose using two hands. The direction of movement is then given by
the vector linking the two hands, and the speed by the distance between the hands.
The one-hand solution is more natural and easier to use. It is however less flexible,