What am I looking for in the Track Status box for better positioning?

The track status box is a good tool to use to figure out if the device is at a proper distance from the user's eyes and if the user's eye are appearing accurately by the eye tracker.  Here are some things to look for in the track status box.

  • Two solid dots should appear in the black box that represent the user's eyes. 
    • There should be no or very little flickering of the dots.
    • The dots do not need to be centered but they should not be too close to the edges.
  • Look at the white triangle along the multi-colored side bar – this represents optimal distance.
    • Too near the top means the eye tracker is too close.
    • Too near the bottom means the eye tracker is too far.
For more information about eye tracking and calibration try the links below:
What factors in your environment can affect eye tracking?
How do I troubleshoot eye tracking calibration issues?

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