An open source head-eye tracking suite for immersive environments: Point of Regard

David Morris, Karina Rodriguez Echavarria, David Arnold

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Abstract

Immersive environments offer significant potential for engaging users in new ways of receiving information and learning. Although, commercial head-eye trackers offer advantages when compared to Open Source Software (OSS) solutions, their use for research presents the same problem as many proprietary software and hardware: restricted access to data and protocols. To overcome these problems, this paper describes the development of OSS which was designed to be used with either commercial or open source hardware. Particular focus was on designing the software from the ground up, to work with immersive environments. As a result, the Point of Regard (PoR) head-eye tracking software uses an open source library which takes as data input a users' head position, head orientation and eye data from any device giving the freedom to the developer for manipulating the resulting combined data.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIADIS International Conference on Computer Graphics and Visualization 2008
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008
EventIADIS International Conference on Computer Graphics and Visualization 2008 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 1 Jul 2008 → …

Conference

ConferenceIADIS International Conference on Computer Graphics and Visualization 2008
Period1/07/08 → …

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    Morris, D., Rodriguez Echavarria, K., & Arnold, D. (2008). An open source head-eye tracking suite for immersive environments: Point of Regard. In IADIS International Conference on Computer Graphics and Visualization 2008