This feature replaces the traditional mouse may be to track eye movements. For example, looking to the left (without moving your head) may move the pointer to the left on the screen, while a blink might equal a mouse click.
Discussion by Disabilities
For users with severe physical disabilities or paralysis, eye movement may be the most controllable and efficient way to enter text and navigate on a computer.
Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.
Open Source and free
These products are free and their source code may be modified with few restrictions.
Commercial, no free trial
These products must be purchased to be used, and did not offer free trials at the time of posting.
- EYECLICK – AIDA
Related Research and Papers
- Eye Tracking in Advanced Interface Design – Robert JK Jacob (1995)
- Eye Movement Based Electronic Wheel Chair For Physically Challenged Persons- Gunda Gautam, Gunda Sumanth, Karthikeyan K C, Shyam Sundar, D.Venkataraman
- Eye Tracking in Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Research: Ready to Deliver the Promises- Robert J.K.Jacob, Keith S.Karn
- An Eye Tracking System and its Application in aids for people with severe disabilities- Mu-Chun Su, Kuo-Chung Wang and Gwo-Dong Chen
Related content in the DeveloperSpace
- AsTeRICS WebACS Tutorial
- What is Physical Disability?
- Integrated Smart Home Example in AsTeRICS
- TobiiEyeX: Eye Tracking in AsTeRICS
- AsTeRICS Nexus Connector