The TM4 eye tracker from EyeTech Digital Systems uses one of Edmund Optics' micro-video lenses, cameras, and an infrared (IR) sensor to track the movement of the eye, enabling individuals who are severely paralyzed, or suffer from RSI or carpal tunnel syndrome to control their computer hands-free using only their eye movements. With the aid of this assistive technology, individuals can perform mouse functions including left and right click, double click, drag, zoom and much more. The TM4 eye tracker has been optically designed with compact and light-weight optical elements, making it ideal for large volume implementation. With the TM4's high portability and low price point, EyeTech Digital Systems is looking to improve the quality of life for millions of people worldwide by making this assistive technology accessible to everyone. Randall Hinton, Solutions Engineer at Edmund Optics, demonstrates how to navigate the EO website and open Zemax optical design software using only a few eye movements.
Hi, my name is Randall Hinton, a Solutions Engineer at Edmund Optics. Today, we are going to look at the TM4 eye tracker from EyeTech Digital Systems. This assistive technology uses an EO micro-video lens, a camera and an IR sensor allowing me to control the computer at the blink of an eye. For this demo, I am going to browse the internet. First, I am going to the Edmund Optics website. As you can see, the eye tracker follows my eyes' movement as I navigate the page. I can click on a link by blinking with my left eye, just like a left mouse click. I'll follow it to our Plano Convex Lenses page and I could even open up a keyboard application and visually type in my purchasing information. Another neat thing I can do with the eye tracker is open the Zemax drawing for that lens and manipulate the drawings and interact with the program just as I could by using a mouse. This assistive technology opens up a whole new kind of computer interaction which makes possible a use of computer without mouse or keyboard and enables people with disabilities to control their computer. My name is Randall Hinton. Thanks again for watching this brief demo of the TM4 eye tracker. Another product powered by EO.