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Utveckling av ögonstyrt kommunikationshjälpmedel för intensivvårdspatienter
Linköpings Universitet, IDA. .
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Development of an eyecontrolled communicationaid for patients in intensivecare units (English)
Abstract [en]

Thousands of people all over the world suffer from injuries that temporary affects their ability to speak or inother ways communicate. A very common procedure for persons that suffer from some kind of breathingproblem in the higher parts of the neck is called tracheotomy. This prevents the patient from speaking whenno air passes the vocal cords. There have been many studies done to understand how these patientsexperience this period. The results are consistent, the patients often feel fear, frustration and worries aboutthe future.Tobii Technology develops a technique called eyetracking wich enables persons to control a computer with theeyes. In this thesis eyetracking products for persons with permanent communication disabilities are used todevelop a communication aid for people with temporary communication disabilities. This is accomplishedthrough interviews, user interface development techniques and finally an evaluation of the product using afocus groupThousands of people all over the world suffer from injuries that temporary affects their ability to speak or inother ways communicate. A very common procedure for persons that suffer from some kind of breathingproblem in the higher parts of the neck is called tracheotomy. This prevents the patient from speaking whenno air passes the vocal cords. There have been many studies done to understand how these patientsexperience this period. The results are consistent, the patients often feel fear, frustration and worries aboutthe future.Tobii Technology develops a technique called eyetracking wich enables persons to control a computer with theeyes. In this thesis eyetracking products for persons with permanent communication disabilities are used todevelop a communication aid for people with temporary communication disabilities. This is accomplishedthrough interviews, user interface development techniques and finally an evaluation of the product using afocus group

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2010. , 22 p.
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Kommunikation Ögonstyrt Tobii
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Computer Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-57923ISRN: LIU-IDA/LITH-EX-G--10/015--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-57923DiVA: diva2:329038
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2010-06-11, 13:08 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2010-07-12 Created: 2010-07-07 Last updated: 2010-07-12Bibliographically approved

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