A New Tool for Writing: the Eyes

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A French scientist has discovered a way to help people write with their eyes in cursive script on a computer monitor.

 

A scientist studying optical illusions discovered a way that people can write with their eyes in cursive script on a computer monitor—an innovation that could help severely disabled people communicate more freely, and potentially lead to visual-control systems for pilots, drivers and surgeons.

 

“It is like drawing with a pencil, but without a tip,” said Jean Lorenceau, director of research at the French National Center for Scientific Research, who conducted the study at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris. His research was reported Thursday in Current Biology.

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