The best samples of remote control units for computer presentations or
games on the big screen use buttons, trackball or gyroscopic device for
mouse cursor movement. These devices are
often equppied with a laser pointer. The laser pointer is not used for
control of the computer here, and operates only
as index onto screen
objects to the audience.
ergonomics claims that for a person quicker and more conveniently
directly to specify required elements of the interface on presentation
screen, than to click buttons, rotate a trackball or to do movements by
hands for a gyroscopic mouse.
of interaction with the computer at information output on the big screen
the Softwerk company developed System for remote control of the computer
(patents of the Russian Federation No. 2216766, 2322686). Principal
components of such System are Control
Laser Pointer (CLP), Video
(VSP) and the video camera directed to the presentation screen.
versions of the System were planned: Present-System (CLP
in the form of remote control unit) and Game System (CLP
in the form of gaming Blaster).
the version with Blaster is being produced,
which is 100% capable of managing for presentations, lectures, quizzes,
simulators and Laser shooting / games. We called this
Educational-gaming Laser System.
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