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Manual and Gaze Input Cascaded (MAGIC) Pointing

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Manual and Gaze Input Cascaded (MAGIC) Pointing
This work explores a new direction in utilizing eye gaze for computer input. Gaze tracking has long been considered as an alternative or potentially superior pointing method for computer input. We believe that many fundamental limitations exist with traditional gaze pointing. In particular, it is unnatural to overload a perceptual channel such as vision with a motor control task. We therefore propose an alternative approach, dubbed MAGIC (Manual And Gaze Input Cascaded) pointing. With such an approach, pointing appears to the user to be a manual task, used for fine manipulation and selection. However, a large portion of the cursor movement is eliminated by warping the cursor to the eye gaze area, which encompasses the target. Two specific MAGIC pointing techniques, one conservative and one liberal, were designed, analyzed, and implemented with an eye tracker we developed. They were then tested in a pilot study. This earlystage exploration showed that the MAGIC pointing techniques migh...
Shumin Zhai, Carlos Morimoto, Steven Ihde
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Type Conference
Year 1999
Where CHI
Authors Shumin Zhai, Carlos Morimoto, Steven Ihde
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