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Smooth Eye Movement Interaction Using EOG Glasses

Murtaza Dhuliawala, Juyoung Lee, Junichi Shimizu, Andreas Bulling, Kai Kunze, Thad Starner, Woontack Woo

Proc. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), pp. 307-311, 2016.


Orbits combines a visual display and an eye motion sensor to allow a user to select between options by tracking a cursor with the eyes as the cursor travels in a circular path around each option. Using an off-the-shelf J!NS MEME pair of eyeglasses, we present a pilot study that suggests that the eye movement required for Orbits can be sensed using three electrodes: one in the nose bridge and one in each nose pad. For forced choice binary selection, we achieve a 2.6 bits per second (bps) input rate at 250ms per input. We also introduce Head Orbits, where the user fixates the eyes on a target and moves the head in synchrony with the orbiting target. Measuring only the relative movement of the eyes in relation to the head, this method achieves a maximum rate of 2.0 bps at 500ms per input. Finally, we combine the two techniques together with a gyro to create an interface with a maximum input rate of 5.0 bps.



@inproceedings{dhuliawala16_icmi, title = {Smooth Eye Movement Interaction Using EOG Glasses}, author = {Dhuliawala, Murtaza and Lee, Juyoung and Shimizu, Junichi and Bulling, Andreas and Kunze, Kai and Starner, Thad and Woo, Woontack}, year = {2016}, doi = {10.1145/2993148.2993181}, pages = {307-311}, booktitle = {Proc. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI)} }