Head, any body part -tracking input

For users with physical disabilities, one solution to replace the traditional mouse may be to track head or other body part movements. For example, tilting your head to the left may move the pointer to the left on the screen, while a blink might equal a mouseclick.

Discussion by Disabilities

Physical

  •  For users with severe physical disabilities or paralysis who may not be able to use traditional mouse and keyboard setups, a simple head-tracking input system may give them the ability to access a computer independently.

Existing Products

Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.

Open Source and free

These products are free and their source code may be modified with few restrictions.

Free, not necessarily open source

These products are free to use, but may have strict restrictions on viewing and modifying source code.

Commercial, with free trial

These products are free to try for a limited period of time or with limited functionality. They must be purchased for full functionality.

Commercial, no free trial

These products must be purchased to be used, and did not offer free trials at the time of posting.

Contributions & Discussion

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