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Designing a mouse for quadraplegic

  1. Sep 23, 2013 #1


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    My brother has a friend who is quadraplegic and is at a loss as to how to design a mechanism for him to use his computer efficiently , does any one know of such a device or have an idea as to how to start the design of this [mouse mover] any advice will be welcome as this guy is wrighting a book and needs his computer.
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  3. Sep 23, 2013 #2


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    I googled Mouse Pointing Devices For The Disabled, and got a number of good hits. Here's one using an eye camera:


    Head movement tracker:


    Tounge-based input:


    You can also look at voice recognition applications like the Dragon system:


    Probably one of the pointing systems plus the Dragon voice recognition system would be a good way to go. :smile:
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