Eye Tracker Erica

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Eye Response Technologies

http://www.eyeresponse.com

ERT's ERICA eye-gaze system empowers individuals with disabilities with hands-free communication and computer access. Grants people with disabilities a means to easily control off-the-shelf Windows applications.

System name(s): ERICA

Who can use the system
Target users Users with disabilities
What is required from the user Ability to control eyes. Selection can be made by staring (dwell time), using a switch or a keyboard key, speaking commands, or blinking.
Can the system be operated entirely by the user without assistance once the system is setup and running?
Features
Applications within AAC
  • Keyboard substitute (gaze writing)
  • Mouse substitute
  • Internet browsing
  • Email
  • Games
  • Speech synthesis
Additional information/accessories ERICA's patented zooming methodology magnifies areas on computer screen to allow the user to more reliably execute a mouse action at a desired location. This allows the user to access almost any Windows application.
Supported languages English
Technical specifications
Methods VOG
Other features remote
Spatial resolution 0.5 degrees (0.5-1 cm accuracy on screen)
Temporal resolution 60 Hz
Tolerance to ambient light / sunlight
Tolerance to eye glasses and contact lenses
Accommodation to human eye variations (iris color, ethnic background)
Freedom of head movements
Mobility ERT's ERICA system rests in front of or attaches to any desktop personal computer, laptop, or tablet PC.
Weight
Setup and system requirements
Computer requirement(s) Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, or XP (desktop, laptop or tablet PC)
Setup time
Calibration time
Number of systems in use
Price around 8000 USD (depends on configuration)


Contact details

Email: info@eyeresponse.com
Phone: 434-296-3846
Fax: 434-296-3890

Address:

Eye Response Technologies
100 2nd Street, NW Charlottesville, VA 22902

Support:

Visit our web page for information on user support

Website: http://www.eyeresponse.com

Technical Information


The technical information below is mainly targeted at developers.

What is the eye tracker physical interface type?
Does the eye tracker require manufacturer's own dedicated software to operate, or can it be used with other suitable software?
If the eye tracker can be used with other suitable software, will the manufacturer make the required control protocols available?
Does the manufacturer's own dedicated software have an API (programming interface) to allow control over the manufacturer's software and eye tracker by third party applications?
If the manufacturer's own dedicated software and eye tracker has an API, will the manufacturer make the required control protocols available?
Is a stream of gaze data (x, y, pupil size, blink etc) from the manufacturer's own dedicated software accessible to other third party software?
If a stream of gaze data is accessible in real time, will the manufacturer make the format available?
Can gaze data (x, y, pupil size, blink etc) from the manufacturer's own dedicated software be captured and saved in a file for later use and analysis?
If gaze data can be captured and saved, is the saved data file accessible to third party software?