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Eye Vs. Mouse

March 3, 2007

This new technology will definately help out people who get carpal tunnel easily or those who don’t have hands, however blind people will have to use some other alternative.

A researcher at Stanford has created an alternative to the mouse that allows a person using a computer to click links, highlight text, and scroll simply by looking at the screen and tapping a key on the keyboard. By using standard eye-tracking hardware–a specialized computer screen with a high-definition camera and infrared lights–Manu Kumar, a doctoral student who works with computer-science professor Terry Winograd, has developed a novel user interface that is easy to operate.

To read more, click here. And stop jiggling your pupil.

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