AsTeRICS

Create Customized Low-Cost Assistive Technologies for People with Disabilities.

Are you disabled and want to use a computer to work, browse the internet or write E-Mails?

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Use Cases

Accessible Computer Control

Control your computer by switches, head movements or eyetracking, depending on your capabilities.

Accessible Environmental Control

Switch on/off lights or control your TV and stereo.

Alternative and Augmentative Communication

Create your own communication grid and use it on all your devices.

Accessible Gaming & Toys

Emulate mouse, keyboard or joystick for playing games or remote control toy helicopters or cars.

Accessible Music

Generate sounds or play adapted music instruments.

Why AsTeRICS?

There are many Assistive Technologies available on the market, but in many cases they are too expensive or not suitable for a certain combination of disabilities.

AsTeRICS

  • provides support for many consumer devices which can be used as input devices (e.g. switches, eye-tracker, webcam, …).
  • let’s you combine several input devices depending on your capabilities (e.g. 2 switches + 1 eye-tracker).
  • provides support for many use cases (e.g. computer control, environmental control).
  • has more than 160 plugins.
  • allows easily customizing existing solutions or designing new ones.
  • is Open Source, which means that it is free forever and others can contribute to the framework.

Partners & Funding

The creation of the web page was funded by the City of Vienna, MA23, in course of the project StudyATHome Internationally (Grant Nr. 22-07). The underlying technologies were funded by several other projects, see About Us.

AsTeRICS Project Web Page

This is a newly created web page to present AsTeRICS technologies and corresponding documentation. If you are looking for the web page of the original AsTeRICS project, please go to https://project.asterics.eu.


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