Technology has already simplified our lives in innumerable ways, but now Sweden-based Tobii Technology is looking to up the ante.
The company specializes in “gaze interaction,” an intuitive technology that allows users to rely not on a mouse or trackpad for computer navigation and control, but rather the eyes.
With the announcement of its newest product, Tobii REX comes a promise of a limited number of units – 5,000 to be exact – that will be available for purchase in the latter half of the year. Caution: it is only compatible with machines using Windows 8.
The product, similar in appearance to Kinect, is a bar that attaches to the computer via a USB connection. While the use of a mouse and trackpad won’t immediately become obsolete, a user can decide him or herself how much of the computer tasks are controlled by eyes.