Relaxed computer access with Gaze Selection

Gaze Selection makes it possible to control your desktop, or any other application, through an intuitive two-step process that reduces the risk of unwanted clicks. First, select the desired task you want to perform, for example a double click. Then, look at the desired area or icon on the screen where you want to execute the task.

With Gaze Selection you get:

  • More relaxed computer access – On most competing systems, a click is made when you look at something for a predefined amount of time. This often leads to accidental clicks, commonly called “Midas touch”. With the two-step process of Gaze Selection, clicks are made intentionally and navigation is more intuitive, creating a relaxed and natural computing environment that is easy on your shoulders and neck.
  • Ability to hit smaller targets – Gaze Selection incorporates a unique zoom functionality that provides virtually pixel-precise control of where you point, click and drag, enabling full computer access.
  • Faster computer access – Unique only to Tobii Gaze Selection, you efficiently access all of the functions of your computer with fewer mistakes and clicks, and at a higher speed.
  • Integrated keyboard – Use the built in keyboard to write texts or to enter a web address. The keyboard in Gaze Selection now uses SwiftKey word prediction, previously found in mobile phones, enabling faster and more accurate typing.

Functions overlay and taskbar give you total access

Central to Gaze Selection are the taskbar and the windows overlay. The task bar is the area on the screen that holds all of the functions that you can perform, such as left click, right click, activating the keyboard and so on. Using the task bar is a two step process where you first look at the command you want to execute, for example a double click, and the you look at the object or area where to which you want to apply the command. This allows for very accurate and relaxed computer access.

You also use the taskbar to bring up the functions overlay, which gives you access to Windows specific commands such as the Cortana button, notifications, app switcher, settings and other functions. The look and available functions of the overlay differs between Windows 7, 8 and 10.

Through the taskbar and functions overlay you gain access to all of the functions of your computer, regardless if you rely on gaze, touch or switch input.

On-screen keyboard with SwiftKey word prediction

The Gaze Selection keyboards now include the SwiftKey word prediction, which learns the way you type and the words and phrases that matter to you, constantly adapting to your personal writing style. With this knowledge, the keyboard proactively suggests what you are likely to type next.

This new feature significantly improves the typing experience with Gaze Selection keyboards through:

  • Faster typing – Next words are predicted with such accuracy that a third of the suggestions are right the first time and you usually do not need to press, or look at, more than two letters.
  • More accurate typing – SwiftKey uses advanced error correction. Typing with SwiftKey produces text you can rely on, in a fraction of the time it takes on a regular keyboard.
  • Intelligence – SwiftKey doesn’t just predict regular words, it learns as you type and remembers how you write. As words and sentences are chosen over time, the prediction engine creates a dynamic understanding of your writing style to boost the accuracy and speed of the prediction.
  • Next-word prediction – SwiftKey offers intelligent next-word prediction by analyzing the context of your sentence and input behavior.

Currently SwiftKey word prediction is available in 22 languages in Gaze Selection.

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