Strokes or physical disabilities often end up in a Locked-in syndrome. Mostly only the blinking of the eyelids is still functional. In order to enable communication with the environment, a table system that can be controlled by blinking has been developed. The EyeSpeaker records the blink movements of a patient with the help of a camera. A program based on a neural network analyses the video and then evaluates when the person closes his/her eyes arbitrarily. Furthermore, an active table system was created using GUI programming. If a closed eye is detected, the table scrolling is interrupted and a character is selected. Frequently written words are stored in a database. Furthermore, there is the possibility for the person to control electronic devices.

Category: ENGINEERING Country: AUSTRIA Year: 2021


Diana Scharbl

Fabio Wiesinger