LUCY is a special keyboard for those who cannot use a
normal keyboard. It is an alternative to operate a personal computer (without needing any
special software), communication device or printer. It's initially designed for people
that cannot use their hands properly. LUCY can be operated with your head without making
you look very different from non-disabled people just like when you use a
Just a headband or a par of glasses is enough, mount a little laser-pointer, some practice
and the sky is the limit. Someone like me, with sever Cerebral Palsy can type 60 keys per
minute. People with good head-control reach as much as 120 key per minute. This kind of
typing-speed isn't easily reached using a headpointer. LUCY is a perfect solution for
anyone who's using a headpointer. Click on a thumbnail picture to view the
can be operated by :
For people with good head control, the laser-pointer allows direct character selection,
which is much faster than scanning. The pointer can be attached to a pair of glasses or to
a headband. People with a good head control can type 120 key's per minute.
|mouse, trackball, joystick, 5
With the mouse, trackball, joystick or 5 button-switch, characters be selected
The single-switch allows you to scan the characters of LUCY.
Special overlays are available for use with the single-switch in order to reduce the
scanning time to a minimum. The user can easily change LUCY's settings to adapt it to
his/her condition or the software.
What can you do with LUCY?
If you combine Lucy with a computer or laptop, you can operate any
program you want. You can just type letters or poems to express your feelings. Or you can
use the mouse-function and draw. Of course you can surf on internet and send e-mail. Lucy
also can be mounted on your wheelchair and connected to a talking device or a
Did you get interested and do you want to know where you can get
Please send me an E-mail at : firstname.lastname@example.org