Emulation of mouse and keyboard for motor-impaired users

Jan Starý Supervisor: Ondřej Poláček Bachelor thesis 2013
This work is focused on creation and subsequent testing of a program emulating mouse and keyboard. It is based upon libraries using input from a webcam and microphone. It describes works specifications and objectives, followed by an actual implementation. The list of used projects comprises of Ing. Ondřej Poláček’s VoiceKey and facetracking code from Ing. Ladislav Kunc’s Talking Head. These libraries were enriched with computer control functions. Also a new predictive keyboard for Czech language was added. Testing focuses mainly on usability of the application with regard to the oportunities it brings for disabled people. It also compares the newly created keyboard with Windows 7 on-screen keyboard. Furthermore the advantages that this keyboard brings are discussed.