Enable Viacam (eViacam) is a mouse replacement software that moves the pointer as you move your head.
It works on standard PC equipped with a webcam. No additional hardware is required.
It's completely free, open source and easy to use!
Hands-free: Control your computer with intuitive head movements. No need to use your hands!
Wireless: Works with any good quality webcam. No cables, no dots, no additional hardware required.
Easiness and simplicity: Simple installation, intuitive use. The integrated configuration wizard gets you started easily.
Customizability: Pointer speed, motion acceleration and smoothness, dwelling time, and many other variables can be adjusted to fit the user's needs.
User autonomy: Specifically designed to eliminate the need for assistance after installation.
Download and installation
Get eViacam for Windows
Latest source tarball (1.7.2 )
Open a terminal and run:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cesar-crea-si/eviacam
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install eviacam
Compile from sources. See INSTALL
eViacam user's manual
Visit forums or contact us.
Tutorial about compiling and using eViacam 1.0.1. (Portuguese)
Thanks to Alessandro de Oliveira Faria
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Second prize in VI Premio Vodafone a la Innovación en Telecomunicaciones (2012).
Julian Aloofi (Bug reports)
Jordi Alsina (coding)
AluminiuM (Asturianu translation)
Christian Bieder (Deutsch translation & middle click)
Pascal Bleser (openSUSE packager)
Miguel Bouzada (Galego translation)
Antonio Capone (website Italiano translation)
Slava Dubrovskiy (Sisyphus packager)
Carles Garrigues (Occitan translation)
Karl L. Gechlik (makeuseof.com)
Sébastien Lecointre (Français translation)
Uzair Asad (new logo and icon design)
Wasilis Mandratzis (Greek translation)
Giuseppe Masciopinto (Italiano translation)
Jiro Matsuzawa (Japanese translation)
Alessandro de Oliveira Faria (Tutorial and demo video)
Wellyngton de Oliveira (Portuguese translation)
Anıl Özbek (Türkçe [Turkish] translation)
Yaron Shahrabani (עִבְרִית [Hebrew] translation)
Sergey Shkurat (Russian translation)
Samuel Thibault (Bug reports)
Aldo Maria Vizcaino (Linux desktop entry)
Theodore Watson (videoInput code)
YannUbuntu (French translation)
... and many other! Thanks all!
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Copyright © 2008-14 Cesar Mauri Loba (CREA Software)
Enable Viacam is free software released under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3.
Contact us: info at crea-si dot com