MegaBee™ is a simple to use Electronic eyegaze E-Tran Communication Device with text output to aid frequent communication for:
Post OP patients
HOW DOES IT WORK? The caregiver tracks patient's eye movement and uses eyegaze as the method to determine letter locations, which are then displayed on the LCD screen below. NO CALIBRATION NECESSARY!!
IS IT EASY TO USE? MegaBeeTM is easy-to-use light weight and very portable. The caregiver and end user work together by color coding letters to create short sentences. The MegaBeeTM also has abbreviation expansion capabilities, this is achieved by coding letters and numbers for quick 20 character phrases.
EXAMPLE: If you were looking for the letter 'A' you would first be looking at the color block white because that is were the letter 'A' is located. The caregiver then presses the white button. Then you would be looking at the color block blue, because the letter 'A' is blue. The caregiver then presses the blue button the letter 'A' appears on the LCD screen below.
DOES IT NEED A PC? No the MegaBeeTM is fully portable and does not require a computer for basic operation. However it does come with software to create your coded phrases. The device has Bluetooth capabilities for data transfer. Also if required text can be displayed on a large screen.