The original COGAIN Work Package 3 (WP3) concentrated on User Involvement. The COGAIN project has ended but the COGAIN Association continues the work, as well as COGAIN partners in their own organizations.
COGAIN looks at what potential users want from an eye control system. People have individual needs and the systems must be flexible enough to accommodate them. We're working with people with various disabilities and levels of severity - and they're all helping us to see what improvements and developments are necessary. Read more ...
Questionnaires on User Needs and the Physical Benefits of using an eye control system
An essential part of this project is to actively involve people with disabilities and those who support them in order to bring about improvements with this exciting new technology. By responding to either of these questionnaires, you will be playing a significant part in ensuring that the aims of the project remain closely linked to what people with disabilities actually need, rather than what others might think they need.
Get involved and fill out the Questionnaire on User Needs: Microsoft Word Document (.doc)]
Get involved and fill out the Questionnaire on the Physical Benefits of using an eye control system: Media:Questionnairefeb2009.rtf.
Work Package 3 Reports
- D3.1 User requirements report with observations of difficulties users are experiencing
Donegan, M., Oosthuizen, L., Bates, R., Daunys, G., Hansen, J.P., Joos, M., Majaranta, P. and Signorile, I. (2005) D3.1 User requirements report with observations of difficulties users are experiencing. Communication by Gaze Interaction (COGAIN), IST-2003-511598: Deliverable 3.1.
Web page (HTML) or File:COGAIN-D3.1.pdf
- D3.2 Report on features of the different systems and development needs
Donegan et al. (2006) D3.2 Report on features of the different systems and development needs. Communication by Gaze Interaction (COGAIN), IST-2003-511598: Deliverable 3.2.
Web page (HTML) or File:COGAIN-D3.2.pdf
- D3.3 Report of user trials and usability studies
Donegan et al. (2006) D3.3 Report of user trials and usability studies. Communication by Gaze Interaction (COGAIN), IST-2003-511598: Deliverable 3.3. File:COGAIN-D3.3.pdf
- D3.6 Report of user trials and usability studies
Donegan, M., Cotmore, S., Holmqvist, E., Buchholz, M., Lundalv, M., Pasian, V., Farinetti, L., and Corno, F. (2009). D3.6 Final User Trials Report. Communication by Gaze Interaction (COGAIN), IST-2003-511598: Deliverable 3.6. File:COGAIN-D3.6.pdf
Eye Control Hints and Tips
A multimedia training resource to make the initial assessment process and eye control take-up as successful as possible for as many people as possible. Click here to read more...
Exemplar eye control activities for end-users with complex needs. Includes design suggestions and free downloads. Click here to read more...
For more training material and resources, click here ...
- COGAIN videos
Introduction to various gaze controlled systems and their features, interviews, demonstrations and end-users.
- COGAIN 2006 End-User Session
Videos of talks given at the COGAIN 2006 End-User Session
Videos COGAIN 2006 End user Session
Photos from User Sessions at COGAIN Events
- Open house and WP3 retreat with users at COGAIN 2005
- End-user sessions at COGAIN 2006
- End-user sessions at COGAIN 2007
- End-user sessions at COGAIN 2008