The device does not require the user to wear any equipment, unlike with Google Glass, and means they can literally use their computer with the blink of an eye.
The user must be situated between 60cm and 70cm from the monitor, and does not need to be in any specific position, as it can be used while seated or lying down.
„EYECAN+ is the result of a voluntary project initiated by our engineers, and reflects their passion and commitment to engage more people in our community,” said SiJeong Cho, vice president of community relations at Samsung Electronics.
While Samsung will not sell the device commercially, the company will manufacture a limited quantity to donate to charities.
The use of all 18 commands solely requires eye movement and blinking, and each command can be selected by looking directly at the relevant icon and blinking once.
The 18 commands include „copy”, „paste” and „select all” as well as „drag and drop”, „scroll” and „zoom in”.