Eye Tracker Utechzone

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Utechzone Co., Ltd.


Utechzone has two eye tracking models as assistive technonlgy, Spring Track and SpringEye. Both models are eye-controlled communication device for people with complex motor impairments. The system is operated entirely with the pupils movements. Recognize the pupils and track their movements. Locates the spots where a user gazes or blinks at and triggers.Users are able to have synthesize speech, control his environment, call bells, type, listen to mp3,listen to radio, read E-books,text to mobile and access the Internet.

System name(s): The Spring Track(windows xp,own designed AAC), Spring Eye(windows 7, grid2 or symbol voice)

Who can use the system
Target users Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Brain injuries, Cerebral palsy (CP), Multiple sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Spinal Cord Injuries, Strokes (Locked-in syndrome)
What is required from the user Good recognition and good control of at least one eye. Moderate head movement is acceptable. spelling skill.
Can the system be operated entirely by the user without assistance once the system is setup and running? Yes
Applications within AAC
  • Keyboard and mouse substitute (gaze writing)
  • other external mouse is also availble to match with eye tracking
  • Internet browsing
  • Email
  • Games
  • E-book reading (turn pages etc.)
  • Speech synthesis (male & female)
  • Environmental control
Additional information/accessories Keyboard and mouse interface with a PC for full operation of all Windows programs
Supported languages English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, German, French, Arabian,
Technical specifications
Methods video-based (Pupil-Center/Corneal-Reflection)
Other features Single eye tracking or binocular tracking are adjustable by users.
Spatial resolution 0.45 degrees, .63 cm or better
Temporal resolution 30 Hz
Tolerance to ambient light / sunlight exposed in direct light may effect the calibration
Tolerance to eye glasses and contact lenses works with most eye glasses and contact lenses
Accommodation to human eye variations (iris color, ethnic background) The system tracks 90 to 95% of the human population
Freedom of head movements 17.0 * 10.0 * 15.0 cm
Mobility The system can be attached to a wheelchair with desktop arm or stand-rack for bed.
Weight Collector& monitor:8.5kg ; processor:7.5kg
Setup and system requirements
Computer requirement(s) System comes with a computer, with software and applications installed
Setup time To install the system 10~ 15 minutes. To set up an individual user, about 1 minute.
Calibration time 10 seconds
Number of systems in use 100-150
Price $10,000 USD each.

Contact details

Email: [mailto: lucy@utechzone.com.tw]
Phone: 886-2-8226-2088 ext436
Fax: 886-2-8227-8086


23553 2F-4, No.700, Zhongsheng Rd.,
Jhonghe district,New Taipei City


Visit our web page for information on user support

Website: http://www.utechzone.com.tw/index_e.aspx/

The technical information below is mainly targeted at developers.

What is the eye tracker physical interface type? Dedicated manufacturer's card, but card may be fitted into any PC.
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? Yes, can be accessed in real time by third party software.
If a stream of gaze data is accessible in real time, will the manufacturer make the format available? Yes.
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? Yes, can be saved.
If gaze data can be captured and saved, is the saved data file accessible to third party software? No.