Eye Controlled Robot Lets Woman with MS Play Chess with Real Pieces

ABB Group, a large Swedish-Swiss firm specializing in industrial robotics, and Irisbond, a company developing eye tracking software from the Basque region of Spain, have teamed up to create, as a conceptual demonstration, an eye controlled robotic hand that helps paralyzed people play chess. The person using it simply looks at the chess board on the screen that has the same layout as the physical one, and by gazing at specific pieces and spots on the board makes the physical pieces move.

Here’s a demo video of a lady with multiple sclerosis playing chess:

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Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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Eye Controlled Robot Lets Woman with MS Play Chess with Real Pieces

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