Eye Movement Robot Control

This video was featured on the Danish National Radio and Television News ("TV-Avisen") (22nd November 2008). The purpose of the project was to illustrate a proof-of-concept for eye movement controlled navigation.

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The videos demonstrates how an eye tracker can be used to control a remote robot. Simply by looking in the direction one would like to go and the robot will drive there (allowing a direct mapping of the users intention).


First trial at the ITU office


Demonstration at the Microsoft Embedded and Robotics tour

The prototype was developed by Alexandre Alapetite at the Technical University of Denmark. Martin Tall at the IT University of Copenhagen

More information can be found at either Martins blog or Alexandres website.