The disease AS (in English MDN, Motor Neurone Disease) is fatal. This disease affects the nerve cells in causing body functions fail. The operation of a computer, therefore can after some time be impossible.
A British developer has found a solution for this and the open source program OptiKey developed.
OptiKey is a free adjustment program for Windows computers. With this software, in combination with a special gadget that the eye follows, the computer can be operated by only your eyes to move. Such a device that the eyes follow cost a few hundred euros and is already in more and more laptops are built in as standard.
OptiKey lets see a screen with a red face that as a pointer. This red plane is displayed on the button you are looking at. By one and a half second to the same key to see is that by OptiKey entered. In this way can, after some practice, quite quickly, the complete texts are written. Use the bar at the top right of the screen, can Windows programs be opened or closed. This also happens to the correct button to look.
Although the developers specifically IF patients focus, it is of course also suitable for other users that for whatever reason their hands are not able to use. OptiKey is completely free to use. The developers even want no donations. They ask to transfer money to the foundation as a token of appreciation.
OptiKey has the following characteristics:
You can free download OptiKey and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86) from the official site.
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
OS: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, versions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809