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Software to access the Web using eyes and mind.

Download the latest release here.


This project uses Git submodules. Please check it out using:

git clone --recursive
cd GazeTheWeb

When submodules on remote are updated, one has to execute git submodule update manually.


There are multiple subprojects in this repository:

  • Browse Web browser controlled by your gaze.
  • BrowseUpdater Update tool for the browser.
  • Tweet Gaze-controlled Twitter application.
  • Watch YouTube application with gaze and EEG signal processing.

Visit the wiki for troubleshooting.


  • Winner of the TPG Accessibility Challenge Judges' Award at the Web For All 2017 in Perth, Australia. Read the corresponding paper here.
  • Honourable mention for the technical approach at the WWW 2017 conference in Perth, Australia. Read the corresponding paper here.
  • Third place in the Digital Imagination Challenge by Unitymedia. See here.


If you use our software as part for your own research, please be kind and cite our publication:

 author = {Menges, Raphael and Kumar, Chandan and Staab, Steffen},
 title = {Improving User Experience of Eye Tracking-Based Interaction: Introspecting and Adapting Interfaces},
 journal = {ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact.},
 issue_date = {October 2019},
 volume = {26},
 number = {6},
 month = nov,
 year = {2019},
 issn = {1073-0516},
 pages = {37:1--37:46},
 articleno = {37},
 numpages = {46},
 url = {},
 doi = {10.1145/3338844},
 acmid = {3338844},
 publisher = {ACM},
 address = {New York, NY, USA},
 keywords = {Eye tracking, GazeTheWeb, Web accessibility, gaze interaction experience, gaze-based emulation, gaze-controlled interface, interface semantics, introspection},


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