Head access with PC

Age: 0

Disability: Paraplegia

Device: Windows Desktop/Tablet/Laptop

Platform: Windows

Software: None

Hardware: TrackerPro

Fine head movement

Trackerpro is a mouse replacement device that enables people with little or no hand movement to perform all mouse functions by moving their head. Simply plug it in and it works just like a mouse, with no additional software being required. The fourth generation makes computer access even smaller and more compact than the TrackerOne and the Tracker 2000. It operates from the USB port of your computer or compatible AAC device and gives you the freedom to be completely mobile without the need of battery packs or power adapters. This device is ideally suited to quadriplegia, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease (ALS), Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and any other disability where the user has little or no control of their hands to use a standard mouse. It is easy to install and use, just plug it into the mouse/USB port (instead of a mouse) and mount it on top of a computer screen, laptop, or augmentative communication device. The high-resolution intelligent camera which is in a solid aluminium enclosure then tracks a tiny reflective dot worn on your forehead or glasses. When you move your head, Tracker Pro elegantly converts that into computer mouse movement, and you move your mouse cursor. Clicking can be accomplished by using ‘ability switches’ connected to the Tracker Pro, or dwell click software such as ‘Dragger’ or ‘Dwell Clicker 2’ for PC. Dwell technology, built into many AAC devices also works to let you click. Some of its features include a high-resolution camera, a 45 degree field of view, horizontal or vertical mounting, sunlight compatibility, front LED indicators so you can see when it is powered up and a joystick mode.