Your GM Car Will Soon Know When You're Texting (And Tell You To Stop)

A decade ago, you'd assume that the idiot on the highway in front of you weaving back and forth across the yellow lines was drunk. Today, there's a pretty good chance that they're just trying to navigate some particularly complicated emoji. GM wants to stop the madness, and it's betting on eye-tracking to do so. » 9/02/14 9:33am 9/02/14 9:33am

These Gaze-Sensitive Garments Move When They're Looked At

Staring at another person's clothing is generally considered rude—in fact, the mere concept of gaze has its own history and critical literature. But in this particular case, it’s recommended: These two dresses, by Montreal designer Ying Gao, aren’t really complete unless someone is staring at them. » 6/24/13 6:10pm 6/24/13 6:10pm

I Just Controlled Windows 8 With My Eyes and It Made Me Believe in…

Windows 8 has a gorgeous Metro and finger friendly swipe-y interface that's perfectly fine but so 2011. All I want in my life in 2012 is Tobii, a company that's made the future possible: you control Windows 8 with your eyes. Seriously, it knows exactly what you're looking at when you're looking at it. It's… » 1/08/12 9:24pm 1/08/12 9:24pm

A Screen That Tracks Your Eye Movements So You Can Never Look Away

Students from the University of Texas have built a screen that you can't ever look away from because it follows your eye's every move. Seriously! An eye-tracking camera tracks where your eye is looking and the motorized pico-projector shoots out the display to that target. If you glance off to the right, the screen… » 5/02/11 4:40pm 5/02/11 4:40pm

Where Do Your Eyes Look When You're Watching a Movie?

Eleven movie watchers had their eye movements recorded using an Eyelink 1000 (SR Research) infra-red camera-based eyetracker while watching There Will Be Blood. Each dot represents a person's eyes and the size of the dot shows how long they've stared at that point. I wonder how the magnetic Daniel Day-Lewis would… » 2/16/11 8:00pm 2/16/11 8:00pm