Application of Eye Tracking to Support Children’s Vision Enhancing Exercises

  • Pawel Kasprowski
  • Michalina Dzierzega
  • Katarzyna Kruk
  • Katarzyna Harezlak
  • Erita Filipek
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 471)


The paper presents the results of an initial experiment aimed to check if it is possible to enhance a low vision stimulation intervention with interactive games. There were 35 children with normal vision and various vision deficits examined using three different interactive games. The interactivity was achieved with the usage of an eye tracker—a device that is able to register eye movements and recalculate it to a gaze point—a place on a screen where a child is looking at. The obtained results are encouraging as most of the children were able to fulfill all games’ achievements and expressed their engagement.


Eye tracking Low vision Vision stimulation 



We would like to thank the Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland and its highly cooperative employees for giving us opportunity to work with their patients. We also greatly acknowledge the support of Silesian University of Technology grant BK/263/RAu2/2016.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pawel Kasprowski
    • 1
  • Michalina Dzierzega
    • 1
  • Katarzyna Kruk
    • 1
  • Katarzyna Harezlak
    • 1
  • Erita Filipek
    • 2
  1. 1.Silesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology, School of Medicine in KatowiceMedical University of SilesiaKatowicePoland

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