Our first generation Windows Control software that enables computer access on a Windows PC via eye gaze. Do everything others do on their Windows PC with a mouse or keyboard - by using only your eyes!
Classic Gaze Interaction Software, combined with an eye tracker, enables full computer access on a Windows PC via eye gaze or eye gaze combined with switch input, replacing the standard keyboard and mouse.
Classic Gaze Interaction Software also enables gaze access to other Tobii Dynavox communication software, Communicator 5™, Snap™ + Core First®, Compass, Accessible Literacy Learning (ALL™), Boardmaker Student Center and Snap Scene (not included).
We recommend using our new generation software, Windows Control, if you have a compatible eye tracker and use compatible software (see the Specifications for Windows Control) – it is our future proof version with even more features, and it can be purchased online.
Note: See Specifications below for compatible eye trackers and software - not compatible with PCEye Plus and EyeMobile Plus. This first generation of the software can not be installed alongside our new generation software Windows Control.
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For those without or with limited ability to use hands or fingers, eye tracking is probably the quickest, easiest and most comfortable way to operate a computer.
Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software, together with a compatible eye tracker, allows you to operate your computer using only your eyes (or with the combination of eyes and a switch) – and to enjoy benefits like greater personal independence, the ability to stay socially connected and much more.
Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software with first generation Windows Control consists of Mouse Emulation, which allows you to control the traditional mouse cursor with your gaze, as well as the award winning Gaze Selection, which gives you relaxed and ergonomic computer access.
You need an eye tracker to operate Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software, read about compatible eye trackers in Specifications. Tobii Dynavox eye trackers can be operated with precision, regardless of glasses, contact lenses, eye color or light conditions. With the eye tracker and this software you get access to your computer, the Internet and ultimately a richer and more independent life.
Gaze Selection lets you control your desktop, or any other application, through a simple, 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.
Mouse Emulation gives you full control of your mouse pointer, just like you would do with a physical mouse input device. As with Gaze Selection, you can left click, right click, double click, zoom, scroll and much more.
With Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software you can operate your computer using only your eyes and enjoy:
Microsoft Windows 10 comes with many new features, like the Cortana personal digital assistant, the new web browser Edge and touch-optimized Windows Office apps. All elements in Windows 10 are designed for touch input and are suitable for eye control, making them accessible for you. Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software is available for Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
If you have the ability to use a switch, e.g. a buddy button, you can combine eye tracking with a switch to control your computer in an even more precise and relaxed way.
Mouse Emulation is one of the components in Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software. It gives you full control of your mouse pointer, just like you would have with a physical mouse input device. You can left click, right click, double click, zoom, scroll and much more.
Mouse Emulation is ideal for emergent (sensory) to advanced Windows usage and for software that teaches the usage of eye gaze.
With a little practice you can achieve as high precision as with any other mouse pointer device.
Gaze Selection 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, like 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:
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 quick, two-step process that makes 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.
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.
The Gaze Selection keyboards 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 improves your typing experience through:
Tobii Dynavox eye tracking technology has helped thousands of individuals, some suffering from a spinal cord injury or ALS, lead more independent and happier lives. It does so by allowing you to access a computer and the Internet using only your eyes – no mouth sticks, switches or head mouse needed. Simply look at the computer screen and control the mouse cursor with your eye movement. It is fast, ergonomical and gives you access to the many ways a computer can enrich your life.
Tobii Dynavox technology and eye tracking devices can help you with things like controlling your surroundings, pursuing interests and education, as well as staying entertained. It is also a valuable tool for helping you re-enter the workplace, stay in touch with friends and family, meet new people and even interact with children.
With a compatible Tobii Dynavox eye tracker and Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software you can operate your computer using only your eyes and enjoy:
It can also be used with the PCEye Mini, a portable eye tracker that runs on standard Windows desktops or laptops. The PCEye Mini can also run on certain Windows tablets when mounted in an EyeMobile Mini bracket. This allows you to work hands-free with any application that is normally controlled by a regular computer mouse or through touch.
More eye trackers are compatible with this software but are no longer available for purchase, see Specifications for a complete list.
To run Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software on a computer or tablet together with a compatible eye tracker, you must first download and install the software. You will also need the license key that you receive with your purchase of PCEye Mini (Classic version) or Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software.
|Technical specifications||Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software (TGIS)|
|Compatible Operating Systems||Windows 7, 64-bit
|System Requirements||Processor: 2.0 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Hard Disk: 450 MB available
Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English (US), Finnish, French (FRA), German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese (BR), Spanish (MX), Swedish
Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK), English (US), Estonian, Finnish, French (CA), French (FRA), German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian (Farsi), Polish, Portuguese (BR), Portuguese (PT), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish (ES), Spanish (US), Swedish, Turkish
|Compatible Eye Trackers||
Tobii Dynavox PCEye Mini, EyeMobile Mini, PCEye Explore, PCEye Go, EyeMobile, I-Series, I-Series+
|Incompatible Eye Trackers||
Tobii Dynavox PCEye Plus, EyeMobile Plus, Tobii 4C
|Compatible Tobii Dynavox Software||
Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software enables eye tracking in: Communicator 5, Snap + Core First, Compass, Gaze Viewer, Snap Scene, ALL, Boardmaker Student Center.
|Incompatible Tobii Dynavox Software||
Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software cannot be used together with Windows Control or Gaze Point.