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.
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Open Source and free
These products are free and their source code may be modified with few restrictions.
Free, not necessarily open source
These products are free to use, but may have strict restrictions on viewing and modifying source code.
- B-LINK – B-LINK
Commercial, no free trial
These products must be purchased to be used, and did not offer free trials at the time of posting.
Related Research and Papers
- Eye Tracking in Advanced Interface Design – Robert JK Jacob (1995)
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- What is Physical Disability?
- Integrated Smart Home Example in AsTeRICS
- TobiiEyeX: Eye Tracking in AsTeRICS