After seeing the interest on Reddit in the eye tracking software “OptiKey”, I decided to make a video reviewing 2 of the best eye trackers that are affordable. One is $99 and the other is $139. Here is the video: I’ve never done a product review so it’s a little rough (12 minutes, only uses […] Read more
I have done many things over the past year for using assistive technology with the game of chess. For short games, I prefer the Tobii EyeX tracker to use my eyes with Iris by Xcessity for clicking. This combination is about $100 more expensive than Eye Tribe trackers alongside Dwell Clicker 2.0. It really is […] Read more
It can be difficult to make moves on a chess board without knocking over other pieces for someone with Parkinson’s disease (or someone with hands that shake for another reason). However, there are a couple of different chess set options that significantly reduce the likelihood of accidentally touching other chess pieces when making moves. http://www.bestchessmenever.com/ […] Read more
Shailesh Nerlikar is a young man whose bones have shrunk in size. His health was normal until four, when a calcium overdose and wrong prescription from his doctor caused this condition. Shailesh is unable to sit up or stand, but he loves the game of chess so he competes in live tournaments. Something particularly inspiring […] Read more
This video shows blind chess players competing on National Braille Day in India: The most interesting part of the video to me is the divots in the boards. This functional adaptation allows the players to use their hands to feel where the pieces are located without knocking the pieces over. Obviously one cannot simply drill […] Read more
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