Camera Mouse: Control Your Mouse Pointer with Head Movements

Electronics/Software

Ian C. Langtree - Content Writer/Editor for Disabled World
Published: 2010/05/12 - Updated: 2017/10/25
Contents: Summary - Introduction - Main - Related

Synopsis: Camera Mouse is a free program that allows you to control the mouse pointer on a Windows computer just by moving your head.

Introduction

Camera Mouse is a free program that allows you to control the mouse pointer on a Windows computer just by moving your head.

Main Digest

Camera Mouse is the result of research at Boston College and Boston University and is a free program that allows you to control the mouse pointer on a Windows computer just by moving your head.

Camera Mouse is made for people who are physically disabled but have voluntary control of head movement. Camera Mouse only requires a web cam to use and the software is free.

Camera Mouse is intended for people with physical disabilities, people who cannot move their hands to control a mouse or speak to a voice recognition program.

The program was designed primarily for people, often children or teenagers, who were born with physical disabilities.

People with Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, various neurological disorders use this program to run all types of computer software.

To use Camera Mouse a person needs to be able to control the movement of their head.

Requirements:

Windows 7, Vista, or higher computer system and a standard webcam (or a webcam built into the computer or monitor).

There are no hidden costs, gimmicks or advertisements with Camera Mouse. Nor is there any registration required.

The Camera Mouse software is completely free for download at www.cameramouse.org

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