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Will laptops one day be controlled by our eye movements? Tobii hopes so

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Even as multitouch screens become de rigueur for our phone and tablet experience, researchers are pushing hard on dependable, hands-free ways to make our toys work. Swedish company Tobii Technology teamed up recently with Lenovo to demonstrate Windows 7 laptops with eye-control sensors built in.

Tobii has a lot of experience in this field, as it demonstrated in this clip from CeBIT 2011. It certainly wowed the folks at  Engadget, who can be a tough sell.

Anders Olsson of Tobii says in the video that, with the right vendor partnership, its eye-control tech could be available for mainstream computers in a couple of years.  Watch for yourself and tell us what you think — can this ever be practical enough for day-to-day computing?

Eye-controlled laptop

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