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Ebay's HeadGaze lets motor-impaired users navigate the site with head movements

Devin Coldewey
Ebay's HeadGaze lets motor-impaired users navigate the site with head movements

The sophisticated head-tracking system like the one built into the iPhone X may have been intended for AR and security purposes, but it may also turn out to be very useful for people with disabilities. A proof of concept app from an eBay intern shows how someone with very little motor function can navigate the site with nothing but head movements. Muratcan Cicek is one such person, and relies on assistive technology every day to read, work, and get around.