Menu Controller: Making Existing Software More Accessible for People with Motor Impairments

Menu Controller with Eagle Aliens A user using Menu Controller Menu Controller with Windows Media Player

Isaac Paquette, Christopher Kwan and Margrit Betke
{ paquette, ckwan, betke } @ cs.bu.edu
Image and Video Computing Group, Computer Science Department, Boston University

About Menu Controller

Menu Controller is a tool that allows people with severe motor impairments who cannot use their hands to operate a mouse or keyboard to access menu items in existing Windows applications. It is designed for use with the Camera Mouse, software that allows you to control the mouse pointer by moving your head in front of a web camera. Using Menu Controller and Camera Mouse, users can access functionality from existing applications from a more easily accessible user interface.

Both programs are completely free. We are constantly working on making them better by incorporating feedback from our users. Please try our latest versions and let us know what you think!

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Acknowledgements

This research is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grants 0910908, 0855065, 0713229, 0093367. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Last Updated by Chris Kwan on 08/24/2011

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