Comcast: Meet Alexis and Ignacio - Easter Seals Clients Test Life-Changing Technology Enabling Them to Be More Independent
Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show.
Recently, Comcast launched a feature that gives people with physical disabilities like spinal cord injuries or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) the ability to navigate their television using only their eyes. Xfinity X1 eye control is a web-based remote for tablets and computers that pairs with an existing eye gaze system and allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and more, all with a glance.
In December, Houston residents and Easter Seals of Greater Houston clients, Alexis and Ignacio who both have Cerebral Palsy or (CP), a condition which affects the muscle control of their upper and lower body extremities, tested the X1 eye control technology.