Tobii EyeR


EyeR featuring Virtual Remote software enables you to add infrared (IR) functionality to any tablet, laptop or desktop computer for control of infrared enabled devices in your surroundings.
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EyeR is a uniquely designed, dedicated IR dongle made for use with eye tracking that enables environmental control by simply plugging it into a computer’s USB port. It gives you the ability to control doors, lights, beds, air conditioners, telephones, TVs, DVD players, stereos, toys and more by yourself. EyeR and Virtual Remote software are compatible with Windows Control and Gaze Point. With these, you can use EyeR together with all our modern peripheral eye trackers – PCEye Go, Explore, Mini & Plus.

To ensure an optimal coverage, EyeR has a range of more than 4 meters. So you can take control of your own home and entertainment. Choose your favorite TV program, let your music band play as loud as you want and enjoy toys like remote controlled cars – even from across the room. 

Robust and extremely flexible 

All elements of the EyeR including the USB connector, flexible arm, and the IR component are quality tested. Because the EyeR can be rotated 360o, once adjusted, it can hold its position even if it’s upside down, or fitted snuggly around corners. This flexibility in addition to a 180o signal emission ensures that the IR signals are directed perfectly at the device for optimal communication and control.

The power to control your environment 

Setting up EyeR is easy. After plugging the EyeR dongle into the computer’s USB port, you can jump right into using the included software Virtual Remote to start programming.
Virtual Remote is a software that provides two pathways to setting up an IR connection: 

Pre-programmed remotes

EyeR comes preprogrammed with many popular IR codes, allowing you to create “Virtual Remotes” and take control of devices in your home or office, and there is an extensive list of device brands that can be chosen. Once a brand is selected, all matching remotes are displayed so that you can find the best one. Additionally, the remote can still be edited afterward.

Manually programmed remotes

You can start with a pre-filled layout, which consists of un-programmed buttons. These buttons can now be programmed individually according to your preferences. After the initial setup, every button can still be edited and changed. Switching between different remote controls is easy, so you always have direct access to your programmed IR remotes.

Switching between different remote controls is easy, so you always have direct access to your programmed IR remotes.

Technical specifications - Tobii Dynavox EyeR

Medical Device 93/42/EEC (MDD) - Medical Device Directive, as amended by 2007/47/EC
Weight - 48 g
Size  - (l × h × d) 284 mm × 9.3 mm × 23.4 mm
Active range of IR transmission - >4 m
Compatible Operating Systems - 64-bit Windows 7, 8.1 or 10

Included software
  • Virtual Remote
  • Compatible Tobii Dynavox Software
  • Windows Control, Gaze Point, Gaze Viewer, Communicator 5, Snap + Core First, Compass
  • Incompatible Tobii Dynavox Software Classic Tobii Gaze Interaction Software, Snap Scene, ALL, Boardmaker Student Center
  • Connectivity USB 2.0 or higher
Click here to download a brochure on the Tobii EyeR (pdf)