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This is a short television spot in which I participated. It aired in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, November 4, 2007.

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An outstanding segment, there was more in that 1 minute piece than in some of the segments on TV lately.

Have to ask, do you use a cheek switch to click?
 

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Hi Jeff,

Yes, I use a cheek switch that I put together myself. See item 4 on this page of my website for photos. :-D

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Hi Mike, You are an inspiration as I said of Augie in my post concerning his segment today on the Today Show. Awareness ! There is more this past year. My Best to you, Beebe
 

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Excellent segment Mike........good for you!

Thanks!
 

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My husband needed to see that. I want him to continue writing music, that was truly a blessing for him to see! Thanks
Annette
 

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Thanks Mike! And love your website! Very informative!
 

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Cool, Mike! Great work. Cindy
 

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I'd seen that before just forgot about. I was thinking about that in combination with one of the eye tracking systems. At this point I'm still typing but I have a tendency to try and plan ahead :) My understanding is that the eye tracking systems use a dwell time to click which I think would irritate me. If a cheek switch or something similar could be used in conjunction it would make things quicker. I saw what I assume is a camera on your laptop. Is that an eye tracking system?
 

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Hi Jeff,

No, that is a head pointer. it tracks a reflective dot on the brim or my hat, so that when I move my head, the cursor moves.

I could be wrong but I believe all eye tracking systems also have an 1/8 inch input jack for a mouse click switch. You can use any of the many switches available to motor impaired people. :-D

Mike
 
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