Samsung introduced a new version of its “Eye Can + Eye mouse”. It allow disable people to control computers with the help of their eye movements. The company flaunted the device in Seoul.
A volunteer group of Samsung engineers designed this next generation eye mouse. Disabled people can effortlessly perform all the computer related tasks through this mouse. The device interface monitor display 18 commands in total such as “copy”, “paste”, “drag and drop”, “scroll” and “zoom in”. User merely have to blink his eyes to click on the desired option.
The Samsung’s new second generation EYECAN+ is pretty different from the previous products. It is not essential to wear particular type of glasses to use this device. The only requirement is maximum two feet distance from the EYECAN+. It works with movement and a blink of an eye.
On the flip side, Samsung intends to open source the technology instead of commercializing it. .
However, the company announced to manufacture few Eye Can mouse for the purpose of charity.
On the other hand, some technology related firms already shown their interest in utilizing the new product of Samsung. Hence, the company stated that it hopes other firms release new technologies for the betterment of the device.
Nevertheless, the company has already declared the price of new generation EYE CAN i.e. $500.
Moreover, the EyeCan team notified that this simple device can play a vital role in improvement of life quality of a disabled person. The main target of the device is to help people who suffer from Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and Locked-in Syndrome (LIS).