Eye tracking is becoming more and more common in main stream devices and the NUIA eyeCharm which has been launched on Kickstarter this month hopes to bring the new technology to Microsoft Kinect devices, with the use of a adapter that fits on to the front of the Kinect motion controller.
The NUIA eyeCharm has been designed to enable you to control your computer with just your eyes, with no mouse or keyboard input required. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the NUIA eyeCharm project and see it in action.
4tiitoo the NUIA eyeCharm Kinect eye tracking devices creators and designers explain a little more about their $60 NUIA eyeCharm :
“To give your computer a precise understanding of where you look at, a special device called an eye tracker is necessary. By illuminating your face with invisible infrared light, analyzing the natural movements of your eyes and adding some physics and mathematics, it is then possible to calculate the area you are looking at.”
The NUIA eyeCharm Kinect Eye Tracking Device project is currently over on the Kickstarter website looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to production. So if you think the NUIA eyeCharm is something you could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help the NUIA eyeCharm become a reality.
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