Controlling Mouse and Virtual Keyboard using Eye-Tracking by Computer Vision

Main Article Content

Mr. R. Raj Bharath, Dinesh Kumar .L, Jayasuriya .C, Meenatchi Sundaram .T


The most common used input device in a computer is the virtual keyboard and mouse, whereas the usage of the same input device is complex for people suffering from (Paralyzed and persons with disabilities) by enabling them to carry out basic functions used in the conventional input system. The proposed system provides an alternate solution for the people who are suffering from paralysis and with physical disabilities by using their facial expression through the web camera as the basic input system instead of a physically handled virtual keyboard and mouse. The system works by facial expressions like movement of eye-ball and mouth movement. By applying Haar classifier the system identifies the region of the face, eyes, and mouth are detected and extracted for processing. It controls the action of the virtual mouse and virtual keyboard by providing a hands-free interaction between humans and computers. It allows disabled people to scroll up, scroll down, scroll left, scroll right, right-click, left-click, and to perform cursor movement in virtual mouse. The virtual keyboard portion is selected either as a left or right position of the eye-ball. The desired key is selected from the virtual keyboard by blinking the eye the user can type without the need for fingers or hands.

Article Details