Tag Archives: eye gaze

Extra-Ability Technologies Workshop to Support Communications for All, 13 July 2012

Following on from the significant community interest we have received in the SMARTlab’s technologies, since the airing of the Science Squad programme on RTÉ 1: A Sense of Things to Come, we are hosting a special community engagement workshop on … Continue reading

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Centre for Learning Innovation launch at Croke Park, 21 June 2012

The Centre for Learning Innovation (CLI), formerly referred to as the Learning Technology Centre (LTC), officially launched at Croke Park on Thursday 21 June 2012. The CLI is the tenth Technology Centre to be funded by the Department of Jobs, … Continue reading

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Sunday Times feature on Dr Mick Donegan and eye-gaze technology

The Sunday Times ran a half-page feature (click image for larger view) in April on Dr Mick Donegan’s work with the Tobii eye-gaze system, as part of the SMARTlab’s InterFACES project (putting a human face on new technologies for learning … Continue reading

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Dr Mick Donegan uses technology to bring fun to children

On 1 March 2012, G1 publishers released the series ‘Transformers – people who change the world‘, which tells stories of people who changed their own lives in order to make significant contributions to the lives of others. Dr Mick Donegan … Continue reading

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New book launch: Gaze Interaction and Application of Eye Tracking: Advances in Assistive Technologies

Dr Mick Donegan, SMARTlab’s Adjunct Professor of Multimodal Interfaces and Assistive Technologies, and Co-PI of the SMARTlab InterFACES research project, has co-written a new book, Gaze Interaction and Application of Eye Tracking: Advances in Assistive Technologies, recently published by IGI … Continue reading

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Technology – Here’s looking at you [Published in TES Magazine]

New software allows pupils with restricted mobility to control a computer using their eyes
For pupils with limited mobility, eye gaze software – where computers can be controlled using only your eyes – makes it possible for them to really get stuck into technology. Many of these pupils are unable to control standard computers without significant effort, and even using switches or joysticks can be enormously tiring and offer fewer options than a mouse. Continue reading

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Eye-Gaze Workshop at the UEL Learning and Teaching Conference

This month’s UEL Learning and Teaching Conference at UEL was host to a unique Eye-Gaze workshop. Dr Mick Donegan, SMARTlab’s Principal Investigator in Multimodal Interfaces & Assistive Technology, introduced pioneering eye-tracking software that enables users with restricted mobility to control … Continue reading

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