PCEye Plus

Eye tracking, Dictation, Switch and IR in one product! The PCEye Plus replaces the standard keyboard and mouse, allowing you to navigate and control your laptop or small screen desktop computer using only your eyes.

PCEye Plus Track & Learn – with Gaze Point, Gaze Viewer & Virtual Remote

The PCEye Plus "Track&Learn" bundle is the best start for your journey into the world of eye tracking.

Less experienced users get a simple and efficient way to learn and document how to use eye tracking and gaze interaction.

This product option includes the PCEye Plus eye tracker, the EyeR dongle and Gaze Point, Gaze Viewer & Virtual Remote software.

Product no: 800544

The PCEye Plus gives you the power to explore your world

The PCEye Plus is the next generation peripheral eye tracker that provides the most efficient and ergonomic way to access your world. By combining advanced eye tracking technology, speech recognition, switch and IR control, the PCEye Plus enables you to interact with your computer and surrounding environment seamlessly. Together, these features empower you to interact with your computer like never before. This level of independence is also the key focus of our software, which is built to support you on your journey and evolve with you as you grow.

Grow your individual path without the need to change hardware

The PCEye Plus uses the same development platform that enables Tobii Dynavox hardware to work across our entire software portfolio, allowing you the freedom to take it anywhere. Bringing you peace of mind that you will have the right equipment for moving across software platforms.

Get started quickly with Gaze Point and Gaze Viewer to learn and explore eye tracking, then measure your progress and evaluate potential growth in new areas like Windows Control or Communicator. The PCEye Plus can take you from simple drawing actions such as splat, paint, draw and play to full computer access with Windows Control. Because it integrates with all our software, the PCEye Plus meets you exactly where you are and takes you where you want to go.

Benefits of gaze interaction

The PCEye Plus allows you to access all the functions of your computer using only your eyes, ultimately giving you greater personal freedom and independence.

    • Personal independence – Regaining a healthy level of personal independence is possible through the PCEye Plus that provides you with access to a computer and the Internet.
    • Social networking and recreation – With the PCEye Plus, you can access the computer and the internet to take advantage of all forms of communication, write emails, access social networking sites, create a blog and more.
    • Ergonomic access –  Using gaze interaction to access your computer or dictation via the build-in microphones can be easier on your neck and shoulders than using a head mouse or a switch.
    • Environmental control – Virtual Remote and the included EyeR dongle let you take control of things like lights, telephones, TVs, DVD players, toys and more.
    • Artistic expression – Tap into your creative side through eye control while acquiring fun and enjoyable new skills.

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Designed for optimal eye tracking and interaction

  

Advanced speech recognition

To further enhance the process of creating spreadsheets and documents with eye tracking, verbal access users can now use speech recognition to dictate. When your voice is heard clearly, dictation is the fastest way to convert spoken word into written text. The PCEye Plus features a high-quality 4-array microphone system integrated into the eye tracker to assure it picks up every word. Providing you with two extremely useful interaction methods you can freely switch between to suit your needs.

Greater precision with switch control

The PCEye Plus has an integrated switch port on the device, so you always have your switch connection exactly where you need it. Combining eye tracking and switch gives you the power to control your computer more intentionally and efficiently. With the “sticky left click” the mouse cursor will follow your eyes continuously, and whenever you hit the switch, a left click is performed. Our software Windows Control is designed for switch and the possibility for Switch Scanning, which enables more intentional eye tracking, for greater control and precision.

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Expertise and experience you can rely on

  

High precision and accuracy

The PCEye Plus, together with the zoom functionality of Windows Control, allows you to consistently hit even the smallest targets on the screen with almost pixel precision.

Head movement compensation

Move freely within the trackbox while maintaining superior precision and accuracy. Should you move outside of the trackbox, the PCEye Plus will quickly find your eyes again and continue to track them.

Largest trackbox

The trackbox, which is the imaginary volume within which you can move your head without losing accuracy or interrupting the eye tracking session, is among the largest on the market. The large size gives you the freedom to sit or lie down comfortably while maintaining eye tracking performance.

Superior trackability

The PCEye Plus provides high-quality tracking results for over 95% of users*, compared to any other system, regardless of most lighting conditions, eye color, or if you are wearing contacts or glasses.

The power to use the latest technology

  

Tobii Dynavox PCEye Plus

The robust design of the eye tracker combined with software developed specifically with Microsoft Windows in mind, makes the user experience seamless and keeps you prepared for the latest advancements in consumer electronics.

Picture of the PCEye Plus switch port

Other benefits of the design include magnesium backing for optimal heat distribution and weight reduction, emphasized microphone slot, and a sleek silver/black color theme that matches the Tobii Dynavox product family.

The power to choose your solution

  

Tobii Dynavox PCEye Plus desktop

The PCEye Plus fits perfectly on most laptop, and desktop monitors with an excellent performance on up to 27’’ screens and processing take place on the PCEye Plus, enabling the usage of old and low-performance PCs. Giving you the ability to adapt it to your current computer quickly without additional cost. The 30 inch USB 2 cable and light and slim design of the eye tracker also provide a broad range of setup possibilities.

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Easily connect the eye tracker to an external monitor, and the switch port allows for switch use directly where needed. Once mounted, the same magnet mount bracket can be utilized with the PCEye Plus, PCEye Mini and PCEye Explore.

EyeR – environmental control

  

Picture of the Tobii Dynavox EyeR

The PCEye Plus comes with a uniquely designed EyeR dongle made for use with eye tracking, that opens the door to IR without the need for any additional equipment. This unlocks the entire range of IR including the control of sensory rooms, toys, TVs and smart home functions. To use it, simply connect the dongle via USB to your computer or laptop, direct the IR signal at the intended device and take control.

Robust and extremely flexible

  

All elements of the EyeR including the USB connector, flexible arm, and the IR component are quality tested. Because the EyeR can be rotated 360o, once adjusted, it can hold its position even if it’s upside down, or fitted snuggly around corners. This flexibility in addition to a 180o signal emission ensures that the IR signals are directed perfectly at the device for optimal communication and control.

EyeR plugged in a laptop

Setting up EyeR is easy

Simply plug it into your computer’s USB port, and you can jump right into the included Virtual Remote software. Virtual Remote provides pre-programmed and manual options for setting up an IR connection, so you can start programming quickly.

Virtual Remote TV screendump

Pre-programmed remotes

EyeR comes preprogrammed with many popular IR codes, allowing you to create “Virtual Remotes” and take control of devices in your home or office, and there is an extensive list of device brands that can be chosen. Once a brand is selected, all matching remotes are displayed so that you can find the best one. Additionally, the remote can still be edited afterward.

Virtual Remote edit mode screenshot

Manually programmed remotes

You can start with a pre-filled layout, which consists of un-programmed buttons. These buttons can now be programmed individually according to your preferences. After the initial setup, every button can still be edited and changed. Switching between different remote controls is easy, so you always have direct access to your programmed IR remotes.

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Take control and define your path for growth

  

We have streamlined our Windows Control software to give you a consistent experience without confusion. All settings and features in Windows Control are gaze-enabled. This means you have the ability to calibrate as well as change dwell time, users, languages, input methodology and much more, giving you total control.

Screenshot of Windows Control 2 in use

Windows Control makes it possible to control your desktop, or any other application, through a simple, two-step process that reduces the risk of unwanted clicks. All you have to do is select the desired task that you want to perform in the taskbar, like a double click, then look at the desired area or icon on the screen where you want to execute the task.

Technical specificationsPCEye Plus
Gaze Data Rate 60 Hz
Data Streams Eye tracking (gaze point, eye position, etc.)
IR image stream at 30 fps
Power Consumption
(Full Operation)
1.5 typical average
Processing Unit Tobii EyeChip™ with fully embedded processing
Interface USB 2.01 (power and signal)
Head movement box2 size at 90 distance >40 cm × 35 cm ellipse
Distance from user to the Eye Tracker 50 cm - 95 cm
20″ - 37″
Screen Size3
(at 65 cm (25.6") user distance)
Recommended up to 27"
Detected Gaze Interaction >30 Hz  99% for 95% of population4
User Calibration
(former tracking robustness)
>99%
Max Head Movement Speed Eye Position 40 cm/s (15.7 in/s)
Max Head Tilt >20°
Max Yaw, pitch 25°
Visibility Low visibility (850 nm)
Flicker No flicker (30 Hz constant)
Gaze Latency / Gaze Recovery  25 ms / 100 ms
Unit Size (Length × Height × Depth) 322 mm × 22 mm × 18 mm
12.7″ × 0.87″ × 0.71″
Unit Weight 280 g
9.9 oz
Works with (Operating System) Windows 7, 64 bit
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
System Requirements CPU: 2 GHz, Dual-Core (recommended minimum)
RAM: 4 GB (recommended minimum)
Microphone Microphone array consisting of 4 microphones
Microsoft Cortana certified
Ports 1 × 3.5 mm Switch connector interface

1 USB2 requirements: USB 2.0 BC1.2 provides Tobii IS4 with sufficient power and signal bandwidth.

2 Head box describes the space in front of the eye tracker where the user must have at least one eye to get gaze data. The eye tracker is at a 20° angle looking upward from below the screen.

3For larger than recommended screens, the limiting parameter is the quality of the gaze accuracy at the upper corners of the screen when the user sits close to the screen.

4The degree-of-accuracy and precision over percentage-of-population numbers result from extensive testing across representatives of the whole population. We have made use of hundreds of thousands of diagnostic images and performed tests on approximately 800 individuals with different conditions, vision, ethnicities, everyday dust, smudges or blemishes around their eyes, with eyes out of focus, etc. This has resulted in a much more robust and high performance eye tracking experience and a much more realistic representation of true performance across the whole population, not just in a mathematically "ideal" scenario.

5The "ideal" degree numbers are the previous standard of measuring accuracy and precision, both previously from Tobii and presently from all eye tracking competitors. Though "ideal" numbers are useful to get a general feel about comparative quality and performance, they are not applicable to real world usage in the same way as quantitative degree-of-accuracy and precision over percentage-of-population numbers based on extensive testing across representatives of the whole population.

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