(19)
(11)EP 3 470 962 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
26.06.2019 Bulletin 2019/26

(43)Date of publication A2:
17.04.2019 Bulletin 2019/16

(21)Application number: 18200667.6

(22)Date of filing:  16.10.2018
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
G06F 3/01(2006.01)
G06F 3/0484(2013.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME
Designated Validation States:
KH MA MD TN

(30)Priority: 16.10.2017 US 201762572905 P

(71)Applicant: Tobii AB
182 17 Danderyd (SE)

(72)Inventors:
  • BORGE, Anders
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • BELANOVA, Anna
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • VAN DE RUIT, Chiel
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • EDSON, Chris
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • BADMAN, Christopher
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • SUKHORUKOV, Dmitriy
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • AHLGREN, Joel
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • MAEHLE, Ole Alexander
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • MJELDE, Ragnar
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • THUNES, Sveinung
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)
  • CHEN, Xiaohu
    S-182 17 Danderyd (SE)

(74)Representative: Weickmann & Weickmann PartmbB 
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81635 München
81635 München (DE)

  


(54)IMPROVED COMPUTING DEVICE ACCESSIBILITY VIA EYE TRACKING


(57) A method is disclosed for providing increased accessibility for users of a computing device. The method may include analyzing content on a display device to identify a plurality of interactive elements most likely to be interacted with. The method may also include causing each of the plurality of interactive elements to be highlighted in a different manner. The method may additionally include causing a plurality of graphical elements to be displayed, where each of the plurality of graphical elements may be associated with a different interactive element and may visually correspond with highlighting of its associated interactive element. The method may moreover include determining a location of the user's gaze on the display device and causing a particular interactive element to be activated, based at least in part on the user gazing at its associated graphical element, where activation of the particular interactive element causes display of new content.







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