The vocal joystick: : evaluation of voice-based cursor control techniques

  title={The vocal joystick: : evaluation of voice-based cursor control techniques},
  author={Susumu Harada and James A. Landay and Jonathan Malkin and Xiao Li and Jeff A. Bilmes},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology},
  volume={3 1},
Mouse control has become a crucial aspect of many modern day computer interactions. This poses a challenge for individuals with motor impairments or those whose use of hands are restricted due to situational constraints. We present a system called the Vocal Joystick which allows the user to continuously control the mouse cursor by varying vocal parameters such as vowel quality, loudness and pitch. A survey of existing cursor control methods is presented to highlight the key characteristics of… CONTINUE READING
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