Dasher is an information-efficient text-entry interface, driven by natural continuous pointing gestures. Dasher is a competitive text-entry system wherever a full-size keyboard cannot be used.


Dasher - information-efficient text entry (19th April 2007)

Google tech talk (54 minute video) by David MacKay at Google Inc, Mountain View

September 2005

Dasher - writing fast and free with any muscle - Closing The Gap 2005 (html) (includes slides used for presentation at Princeton University)

Hands-free writing - banquet presentation for UAI 2005 (html)

A neuron that communicates 10 words per minute (html) - a presentation about Dasher’s new button modes.

Dasher for Korean (html) - shows how to write Korean using a simple roughly-80-character alphabet.

Dasher - Write efficiently with any muscle! (html) - Dasher presentation for BECTA Seminar Oct 2004.

Information-Efficient Writing (html) - Dasher presentation for Machine Learning Workshop 2004. Includes preliminary results on breath mouse and enhanced eyetracking mode.

Dasher for Eyetracking (html) - presentation for Cogain meeting.

Alternative Controls for Dasher (html) - presentation about one-dimensional mode, eyetracking mode, and Button modes.

Probability, Information, and Hands-free writing (html) - Dasher presentation for Maximum Entropy conference 2004.

Power point file: Dasher Presentation for John Hopfield’s birthday Symposium, June 2003.

Power point file: Presentation about Dasher for AbilityNet, December 2002.

See also the movies on the Demonstration page.