ROBOTICA & MANAGEMENT - Vol. 23, No. 2, December 2018, pp. 13-15

Movement Control Using Eye-Tracking Technology

Cristian Ignat, Sebastian Nicolescu, 
Valentin Ciupe

University Politehnica Timișoara
Mihai Viteazu, No. 1, Timișoara, România

 The paper presents a study for controlling a wheelchair with the operator’s eyes, mainly developed for a person with general locomotor disability. Because the high costs of 2 servomotors capable to move a wheelchair with a person on it, we decided to implement the system on a small robot.
Keywords: Wheelchair, eye-tracking, locomotor disability, robot.

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