Eye tracking sensors can help detect concussions and head trauma, identify autism in children before they are speaking, and enable vision therapy programs for early childhood learning challenges to retrain the learned aspects of vision. Similarly, gesture sensors are translating sign language into speech, providing doctors a means to manipulate imaging hands-free during surgical procedures, and providing a natural means to navigate through virtual experiences.
Both established and startup companies are involved in the human-machine interface revolution. Sensor innovation is stemming from Hillcrest Labs, NXP, and Synaptics, among others. Atheer, Bluemint Labs, eyeSight, Google, Intel, Leap Motion, Microsoft, Nod Labs, RightEye, and Tobii Group also all recently announced creative gesture, proximity, and eye tracking solutions.
"Healthcare is only one industry poised to benefit from reinventing the user interface," adds Orr. "The larger competitive ecosystem for perceptual sensors is forging opportunities in consumer appliances, autonomous driving, musical instruments, gaming, retail, and even hazardous locations."
These findings are from ABI Research's Eye Tracking, Gestures and Proximity Sensor Applications (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/product/1022551-eye-tracking-gestures-and-proximity-applic/) and Human-Machine Interfaces (https://www.abiresearch.com/webinars/human-machine-interface/) webinar. This report is part of the company's Wearables & Devices sector (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/practice/wearables-devices/), which includes research, data, and analyst insights.
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