Tobii Dynavox eye tracking devices and Windows Control can help you controlling your surroundings, pursuing interests and education as well as staying entertained. They are also valuable tools for helping you re-enter the workplace, staying in touch with friends and family, meeting new people and interacting with your children.
Benefits - Power to be You
With the Windows Control software, you can operate your computer using only your eyes and enjoy:
- Greater personal independence – Regaining a healthy level of personal independence is possible through Tobii Dynavox eye tracking devices that provide you with access to a computer and the Internet. Learn more
- Social networking – You can take advantage of all forms of communication, write emails to your friends and family, access social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, and give friends and family updates about yourself through a blog or a personal website. You can even use it to make phone calls. Find out more about gaze interaction and social networking here.
- Artistic expression – Artistic expression through gaze interaction is also a healthy way to spend time, acquire new skills and promote creativity, all things that can increase health and happiness. Learn how you can use gaze interaction to be creative.
- Independent recreation – Taking part in some type of recreation is a way to pass the time, have fun, learn, and stimulate your mind, while improving your overall happiness and health. Accessing a computer and the Internet through eye control without the need of an assistant is one way to enjoy independent recreation.
- Full, ergonomic computer access – Using gaze interaction can be easier on your neck, shoulders and body tone than using a head mouse or a switch.
- Access to environmental control – Environmental control works by remotely controlling IR enabled devices directly from your computer. With it you can take control of things in your surroundings at home or in the office like lights, telephones, TVs, DVD players, toys and more. Being able to control devices via gaze interaction allows you to regain much of your freedom and independence.
- Remaining in work or school – With the ability to use a computer, also via an eye tracking device, you can greatly improve your chances of remaining employed or finishing school.
Built for an outstanding user experience
We want to create a single unified experience when using any Tobii Dynavox software title, so that working between them feels seamless and effortless. Windows Control is aligned with Tobii Dynavox software and speaks the same design language. Color schemes are adapted automatically to Windows 10, merging it perfectly and making the software feel like it is a part of Windows, and it is now even easier to find your way around due to increased conformity and better usability.
Getting started with Windows Control is easier than ever before. With the brand new Configuration Guide you follow 3 simple steps that guide you through the setup process. First, type in your license code, then set up the eye tracker and calibration properly and finalize with your user registration. This will send you directly to a comprehensive, but easy to follow tutorial that includes several videos, images and helpful information about getting started with Windows Control.
For additional help and support, we created a dedicated section in the Windows Control settings. There you will find a comprehensive ecosystem of support with online help, articles, FAQs as well as the Getting Started Tutorial – ready to use whenever you need it.
Your future-proof companion
The entire software and especially the Windows Control Shortcuts are built to be flexible, while keeping future improvements in mind. This way, we can adjust and modify the shortcuts according to the latest innovations as well as your needs and preferences. Windows Control is compatible with most of our eye tracking hardware which ensures that the software will support you on your journey and you don’t need to adapt constantly.
The next generation Windows Control opens the door to the entire world of Tobii. We will be able to take quick and regular advantage of the continuous innovations in eye tracking technology - in hardware quality, software features, firmware and algorithms improvements, Research and Development resources and more - from the global leader in eye tracking technology, our sister company, Tobii Tech.