Monday, April 25, 2011

Eye Tracking Windows 7 Tablet (For Under $1,500)

If you read my last post about the Tobii PCEye and thought that $6,900 was too expensive for a eye tracking controller - there's some good news! Students at Brigham Young University have developed a new Windows 7 based tablet with a built in eye controller for under $1,500. Although it is called a tablet, images posted on the original post by Brigham Young University show that it has a stand, thus making it look like a desktop PC.

The tablet has a touch screen, and  is 2 inches thick, 10 inches long and 14 inches wide. The eye controller requires a quick calibration, and once that's done, it is ready to go. All it takes is a blink to click on something.

I looked around for a video demonstration but could not really find one. I will update this post as soon as I find a video.


picture of a user in front of the tablet

This project was developed by engineering students for their yearlong capstone project. Click the source link to read more about this project.

Source: Brigham Young University via Engadget

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the post, but *please* optimize your graphics (way too big file size).

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  2. Sincere apologies! I had linked to the original images on the source web page. It has been fixed now.

    Thank you for your feedback, Dennis!

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