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Tobii PCEye Go Eye Tracker

Device Replaces Mouse, Enabling Users to Navigate a PC With Their Eyes

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Tobii’s PCEye Go for Windows enables users to operate applications with their eyes.

Tobii’s PCEye Go for Windows computers and tablets enables users to operate applications with their eyes.

Tobii Technology

Tobii’s PCEye Go is an eye tracking system for Windows computers and tablets that enables users to operate any PC application typically controlled by a computer mouse using their eyes.

PCEye Go lets users with limited motor skills -- including ALS and spinal cord injuries --  browse the web, connect with friends online, play games, Skype, and use environmental controls to turn on lights or a TV -- even create documents and spreadsheets.

The Tobii PCEye is compatible with desktop and laptop computers running Microsoft Windows 7. The small, lightweight system attaches and detaches with a magnetic mounting plate and a USB cable. After installation and calibration -- a one-time 20-second process -- gaze interaction can run any application. The EyeMobile bracket enables PCEye Go to be used on Windows 8 Pro tablets.

All eye-track processing is done on the PCEye Go itself, not the computer, ensuring maximum performance -- even without the most recent PC or Windows iteration.

Tobii Gaze Interaction

PCEye Go is powered Tobii Gaze Interaction Software, which eliminates the need for a mouse, switch or keyboard. The software has two components: Mouse Emulation, which replaces the traditional mouse cursor with the user's gaze, and Gaze Selection.

Gaze Selection makes it possible to control your desktop, or any other application, through an intuitive two-step process that reduces unwanted clicks.

Tobii Gaze Selection's has a built-in keyboard to enter text or a web address; more powerful online keyboards are available with the optional Tobii Communicator, which also features dedicated augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) software.

Tobii PCEye Go Specifications

Recommended Screen Size: Up to 27 inches
Mounting: Magnetic Mount as standard for laptop and desktop, tubemounting for EyeMobile
Power: Single USB
Weight: 200 g, 7.1 oz
Dimensions: 7.2 x 1.1 x 0.9 inches (184 x 28 x 23 mm)
Operating System: Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 or Windows 8 *
System Requirements:  CPU 1GHz, 2 cores, 2GB RAM, 60 MB Video RAM, Pixel Shader 2.0 or higher.

Compliances/ Registration:

  • IEC/EN62471, Photobiological Safety of Lamps and Lamp Systems
  • EMCEmission: EN 61000-6-3:2001 including EN 55022:1998/A1/A2 Class B,
  • FCC part 15, Class B
  • EMCImmunity: EN 61000-6-1:2007.

About Tobii Technology

Tobii Technology is the global market leader in eye tracking and pioneer of gaze interaction. The company’s products are widely used within the scientific community and in commercial market research and usability studies. They are also used as a means to communicate by people with disabilities. Tobii drives innovation of eye-tracking technology in many other areas, offering OEM components for integration into various industry applications, such as for use in hospitals, engineering, sports and the entertainment industry. Founded in 2001, the company has received numerous awards for its technology innovations and recognitions for its rapid financial growth. Tobii is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has offices in the United States, Germany, Norway, Japan and China.

 

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