Windows 10 to Feature Eye Tracking Support
Microsoft confirmed that future Windows 10 version would include eye tracking features, with support to be added for a number of existing devices, including trackers manufactured by Tobii.
The new feature will be primarily aimed at helping people suffering from neuromuscular diseases likes ALS, with the company using a system developed for former NFL player Steve Gleason a couple of years ago as the pioneer of the new technologies.
Since in most of the cases people suffering from ALS can only move their eyes, Microsoft created a system that can be controlled by simply gazing at characters to type out words on an on-screen keyboard, which can then be pronounced by dedicated technology.
Enter Eye Control
In Windows 10, the new feature will be called Eye Control and is currently in beta as part of the Windows Insider program. The company says that specialized hardware will be required, and adds that Eye Control will work with the majority of trackin… (read more)
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