Video Based Eye Movement Research

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About 50% of our brain deals with the processing of visual information and the control of eye movements, indicating the importance of vision for humans. As a result, measuring eye movements can provide valuable diagnostic information, in fields as diverse as neurology, ophthalmology, otology, and psychology.


"Video-Oculography", i.e. the technology of measuring eye movements with video cameras, promises significant improvements in the diagosis of opthalmological, neurological and otological pathologies. It profits tremendously from the recent advances in digital video cameras, as well as in new, powerful software for digital image processing, and is currently also our main research focus.


Making use of the latest hardware and software developments in the area of digital video recordings, we have developed a new, non-invasive system to measure problems with the tear liquid layer that covers the human cornea.

Diavolo (finished)

Funded by the Austrian FWF, this project aimed to solve the last remaining problems for the routine application of video-based eye movement recordings in medical applications.