The BrowsMouse - computer access with eyebrows

Aigner, Peter and Billingsley, John (2000) The BrowsMouse - computer access with eyebrows. In: Mechatronics and machine vision. Robotics and Mechatronics Series (3). Research Studies Press, Baldock, Hertfordshire, England, pp. 189-195. ISBN 0 86380 261 3

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Abstract

[Abstract]: If a person with a disability is to have access to a computer, alternatives to the standard mouse and computer keyboard must be developed. The BrowsMouse is a computer mouse that can be controlled with movement of the eyebrows. The headpiece comprises some electronics and infra-red light emitting diodes (LEDs) mounted discretely on a pair of spectacles. Using infra-red light, the position of the eyebrows is measured. These measurements are then amplified, digitally sampled and transmitted to the PC either as standard mouse commands or as sampled data, to be further interpreted by the Pc. The hardware and software algorithms used for the BrowsMouse are described, as well as the results from initial testing.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. Published version deposited with permission of the Editor. 2 print copies held in USQ Library at call no. 621 Mec.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2009 01:30
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2013 01:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: computer access, eyebrows, mouse, mechatronics
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091399 Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified
09 Engineering > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering > 091007 Manufacturing Robotics and Mechatronics (excl. Automotive Mechatronics)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5569

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