Navak: Action Research for a Painting Experience by Eyes via Eye-Tracking

Document Type : Original Articles


1 MSc Student in Computer Arts, School of Multimedia, Tabriz Islamic Art University, Tabriz, Iran

2 MSc in Computer Engineering (Artificial Intelligence), Tehran Central Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IranIran

3 Assistant Professor, School of Multimedia, Tabriz Islamic Art University, Tabriz, Iran



Introduction: The eyes are a rich source of information in our daily lives. Using the eye as a form of input can enable a computer system to learn more. Users can use eye-tracking as a form of input in addition to the keyboard and mouse.Materials and Methods: In this study, a system was developed for experiencing eye painting through eye-tracking. The system was a digital painting software that received data through the eye-tracking device, and provided a graphical output. #C programming language was used for this purpose.  To evaluate this experience, people with a common design background were invited to describe the quality of their experience.Results: Despite the difficulty of controlling the eye, and lacking sufficient proficiency to draw in this way, participants described the experience as pleasant and enjoyable, and expressed their desire to work in this environment.Conclusion: Despite the type of the painting output, the participants find the approach novel; they were interested in continuing working with the software.


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