Portrait of Pete Ansell

Pete Ansell

Senior RSDE

About

Projects

Hands-Free Keyboard

Established: March 24, 2015

The Hands-Free keyboard is a project to enable people who are unable to speak or use a physical keyboard to communicate using only their eyes. Our initial prototypes are based around an on screen qwerty keyboard very similar to the 'taptip'…

Eye Controlled Wheelchair

Established: December 15, 2014

We envision using Eye Gaze technology to bring independent mobility to people living with disabilities who are unable to use a joystick. This project was initiated during the Summer 2014 Hackathon.  During the Hackathon, Steve Gleason came…

Other

Microsoft Touch Mouse


Responsible for gesture recognition component of the Microsoft Touch Mouse. Created many of the tools to visualise the behaviour of the mouse and the software stack.Microsoft Touch Mouse


Kinect for Windows Developer Toolkit v1.5.0


Supplied slide show sample for the Kinect for Windows Toolkit. The application is based on machine learning research by Sebastian Nowozin and provides robust recognition of a pair of gestures for moving through a set of images.


Kinect for Windows Toolkit


Microsoft Research AutoCollage Touch 2009


Implemented the multi-touch support for the product. Added the instrumentation throughout the code for use with Customer Experience Improvement Program.


AutoCollage Touch 2009 is only available with certain OEM machines, the earlier AutoCollage 2008 is available as a free trial, or for purchase from the Microsoft Store.AutoCollage Touch 2009