The Eye Tribe has announced the official launch of its eye control technology for Android smartphones and tablets and the upcoming release of a developer SDK.
The company made the announcement in conjunction with the DEMO Mobile 2013 event. Its SDK will be available in June, with sign-ups starting today.
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“What we show today is only the tip of the iceberg of what eye control will be used for in applications and games,” The Eye Tribe CEO and co-founder Sune Alstrup Johansen said in a statement.
The startup, which was founded by former PhD students from the IT University of Copenhagen, says its technology can be used for eye-activated logins, eye-tracking scrolling, new gaming control and even user engagement analytics. It claims the hardware requirements for its product will only cost a dollar in materials.
Johansen also asserts that the technology’s accuracy is equal to that of a fingertip because it employs sub-millimeter pupil tracking.
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