A webcam based gaze tracking system.
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##eyeLike An OpenCV based webcam gaze tracker based on a simple image gradient-based eye center algorithm by Fabian Timm.

DISCLAIMER

This does not track gaze yet. It is basically just a developer reference implementation of Fabian Timm's algorithm that shows some debugging windows with points on your pupils.

If you want cheap gaze tracking and don't mind hardware check out The Eye Tribe. If you want webcam-based eye tracking contact Xlabs or use their chrome plugin and SDK. If you're looking for open source your only real bet is Pupil but that requires an expensive hardware headset.

##Status The eye center tracking works well but I don't have a reference point like eye corner yet so it can't actually track where the user is looking.

If anyone with more experience than me has ideas on how to effectively track a reference point or head pose so that the gaze point on the screen can be calculated contact me.

##Building

CMake is required to build eyeLike.

###OSX or Linux with Make

# do things in the build directory so that we don't clog up the main directory
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ../
make
./bin/eyeLike # the executable file

###On OSX with XCode

mkdir build
./cmakeBuild.sh

then open the XCode project in the build folder and run from there.

###On Windows There is some way to use CMake on Windows but I am not familiar with it.

##Blog Article:

##Paper: Timm and Barth. Accurate eye centre localisation by means of gradients. In Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Computer Theory and Applications (VISAPP), volume 1, pages 125-130, Algarve, Portugal, 2011. INSTICC.

(also see youtube video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aGmGyFLQAFM)