A switch is required to interface with ACAT. Finding the right switch to work for your needs can make a big difference.
Assistive Context-Aware Toolkit (ACAT) enables users to easily communicate with others through keyboard simulation, word prediction and speech synthesis. Users can perform a range of tasks such as editing, managing documents, navigating the Web and accessing emails.
ACAT Community member builds custom switch
New sensor! Rodolfo Navarro, an ACAT Community member has developed a do it yourself customizable switch system based on the Gemma M0 platform. The system has two types of switches – a push button switch, and an infrared switch that can be used to detect movements like a wink of an eye.
Build a switch similar to the one Stephen Hawking used
The Assistive Context Aware Toolkit (ACAT) supports a variety of sensors including ACAT Vision (camera based sensor) and most commercially available “off-the-shelf” sensors.