DO-IT
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology

Optimizing Eye Gaze Input for Computer Programming

Speaker: Anna Kirkpatrick (Georgia Tech)
Date: Nov 12, 2020
Grant: AccessCSForAll
Anna shares her personal journey of finding and making tools to allow her to write code efficiently. She discusses her use of inexpensive eye tracking hardware marketed for video games, provides an overview of the open source software project OptiKey, recounts the development of a custom OptiKey keyboard specifically for writing code, and discusses the text editor vim and how features of vim interface well with eye gaze input.