Glasses Let Paralyzed Patients Send Emails By Blinking

Glasses Let Paralyzed Patients Send Emails By Blinking
technology

Eyewear equipped with cameras translate eye movements into computer input, replacing the need for a mouse or keyboard.

Carib Guerra
  • 12 december 2012

Computers make life easier, quicker, and control the world around us. Unless, that is, you happen to be one of the millions of people who can’t use them.

Now, researchers at the Imperial College in London have built a special pair of glasses that will let people with limited mobility—such as those suffering from multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s, or muscular dystrophy—interact with a computer using only their eyes.

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