mando is a human computer interface using a camera and a projector. The camera is calibrated against a projection area to determine the position of a physical pointer (i.e. pen, LED diode or laser pointer light) which is then used to virtually move and generate events of a X11 pointer.


  • Project administrators: Juan Roldán Ruiz <juan.roldan (AT)>, Jan Wedekind <jan (AT)>
  • Operating system: GNU/Linux
  • Programming language: C++
  • Graphical interface: Qt4
  • Translations: English, Spanish


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Copyright © 2006-2009. mando is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

mando is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantibility or fitness for a particular purpose. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with mando; if not, contact one of the authors of this software.


  • Juan Roldán Ruiz <juan.roldan (AT)>
  • Ushakiran Soutapalli <ushakiron_s (AT)>
  • Julien Faucher <faucherj (AT)>
  • Jan Wedekind <jan (AT)>