High Tech

Eyegaze users share their experiences

Posted on Sunday, March 1, 2009 - 09:16, By: Alyssa Quintero
The Eyegaze Communication system from LC Technologies enables people with ALS to use their eyes to generate speech, create Word documents, surf the Web, send emails, control their environment and stay on the job.

Eye-control technology puts you back in the conversation

Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 15:37, By: Alyssa Quintero
Eye-controlled devices, commonly referred to as eye-tracking or eyegaze systems, enable users to access speech-generating devices and computers. Eye control isn’t without its challenges, but many with ALS say the technology has changed their lives, providing greater independence and allowing them...
Posted on Friday, April 1, 2005 - 10:59, By: Other
Major life functions that diminish or disappear because of ALS are what make the disease so brutal. But the loss of the ability to complete the simplest everyday tasks — changing the TV channel, turning on a light, adjusting a thermostat, making a phone call — can also create considerable...