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Patent
Tobii AB | Date: 2015-01-26

According to the invention, a method for changing information on a display in a vehicle based on a gaze direction of a driver is disclosed. The method may include displaying information on the display in the vehicle. The method may also include receiving gaze data indicative of the gaze direction of a user. The method may further include changing the display based at least in part on the gaze data.


According to the invention, a method for dismissing information from a display device based on a gaze input is disclosed. The method may include determining that an object has been displayed on a display device. The method may also include determining an area on the display device associated with the object. The method may further include determining a gaze location of a user on the display device. The method may additionally include causing the object to not be displayed on the display device, based at least in part on the gaze location being located within the area for at least a first predetermined length of time.


Patent
Tobii AB | Date: 2015-12-31

A method and system for assisting a user when interacting with a graphical user interface combines gaze based input with gesture based user commands. A user of a computer system without a traditional touch-screen can interact with graphical user interfaces in a touch-screen like manner using a combination of gaze based input and gesture based user commands. A solution for touch-screen like interaction uses gaze input and gesture based input as a complement or an alternative to touch-screen interactions with a computer device having a touch-screen. Combined gaze and gesture based interaction with graphical user interfaces can be used to achieve a touchscreen like environment in computer systems without a traditional touchscreen or in computer systems having a touchscreen arranged ergonomically unfavorable for the user or a touchscreen arranged such that it is more comfortable for the user to use gesture and gaze for the interaction than the touchscreen.


Patent
Tobii AB | Date: 2015-08-05

According to the invention, a method for determining what hardware components are installed on a computing device is disclosed. The method may include identifying the computing device, and determining, based on the computing device, a hardware component of the computing device. The method may also include retrieving information about the hardware component, and setting, based at least in part on the information about the hardware component, a parameter for an algorithm of software on the computing device.


Patent
Tobii AB | Date: 2015-09-02

According to the invention, a method for entering text into a computing device using gaze input from a user is disclosed. The method may include causing a display device to display a visual representation of a plurality of letters. The method may also include receiving gaze information identifying a movement of the users gaze on the visual representation. The method may further include recording an observation sequence of one or more observation events that occur during the movement of the users gaze on the visual representation. The method may additionally include providing the observation sequence to a decoder module. The decoder module may determine at least one word from the observation sequence representing an estimate of an intended text of the user.

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