Control your iPod with your eyelids


A Japanese researcher has developed a new method to control the iPod.

It uses your eyelids.

Sensors clipped to a pair of glasses or headphone detect movement in the user’s eyelids. Different movements trigger different iPod functions. Close one eye and blink the other to skip songs. Close both eyes to pause the song. Etc etc.

Apparently the system can differentiate between accidental and purposeful blinks.

It’s pretty safe to say this won’t make it out of the testing labs.

Yeah, we’ve reached the end of history.

Blink and you’ll miss it: Japan’s new eye iPod [Reuters]