Alisa Brownlee, ATP, CAPS blog offers recent articles and web information on ALS, assistive technology--augmentative alternative communication (AAC), computer access, and other electronic devices that can impact and improve the quality of life for people with ALS.
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
To Shush the Music, Simply Hold Finger Up to Your Lips
From: Wireless Design &
Development - 11/06/2012
Ketan Banjara is a cofounder of PredictGaze, a startup
that combines gaze detection, gesture recognition, and facial-feature
recognition to create more natural ways to control everything from your TV to
While many people are just getting their hands on their
first touch-screen gadget, PredictGaze is one of a slew of companies betting
that touch-free controls will be the next big thing. With front-facing cameras
being embedded in all sorts of gadgets, it's not hard to imagine.
In a demo, a PredictGaze team member holding an iPad
browsed a Web page and turned the pages of an e-book with his gaze.