Design and Test of a Headset Activation Platform Controlled by Eye Gaze Tracking
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|Title:||Design and Test of a Headset Activation Platform Controlled by Eye Gaze Tracking||Authors:||Lambe, Eoin; Cuffe, Paul||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10983||Date:||17-Oct-2019||Online since:||2019-08-13T07:06:33Z||Abstract:||For years, eye tracking technology has been making huge improvements and has become very popular in the robotics industry. This paper covers a new concept resulting in the creation of a fully functioning prototype utilising eye tracking technology that can aid with such things as improved visibility or better communication for people in the workplace or at home. The concept involves a portable headset that can track the user’s gaze direction and accurately point an illumination source at the point of eye fixation. Use cases for such a device could include assisting people working in low light conditions by directing a beam of light in the gaze direction or for people living with disabilities that possess substandard verbal communication skills, by acting as an eye-controlled laser pointer. The prototype uses digital servo motors, a 3D printed pan-tilt platform, a microcontroller, an illumination source and off-the-shelf eye-tracking glasses. The result is a responsive and accurate device that could potentially be transformative for many people around the globe.||Type of material:||Conference Publication||Publisher:||IEEE||Keywords:||Eye tracking technology; Communication||Other versions:||https://iecon2019.org/||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||Conference Details:||IECON 2019, 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), Lisbon, Portugal, October 14-17 2019|
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