[artinfo] Fwd: EyeDraw project
sj at c3.hu
Tue Mar 31 09:10:00 CEST 2009
>>EyeDraw is a research project at the University of Oregon that
>>enables users to draw pictures solely with the use of their eyes.
>>The project started in the summer of 2003.
>>An eye tracker is used to detect eye movements and that data is
>>interpreted by the application in order to allow users to click
>>on buttons, choose starting and ending points, and save and
>>The picture to the right shows an early version of EyeDraw and a
>>drawing created by one of its developers. The challenge is to
>>provide an intuitive and plausible way for users to intentionally
>>place shapes on the canvas. This requires the program to
>>distinguish between when a user is "looking" and when they are
>>EyeDraw is being designed for children and teenagers with severe
>>mobility impairments. Although other software exists for them to
>>type and read, a drawing program will be new for these users.
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>>An executable and source code are available for free download.
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