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The Man Who Created LeapPad Wants To Turn Your Eyes into a Mouse

Jim Marggraff's Eyefluence built technology that knows where people are looking and lets them manipulate objects. Proponents say it could help popularize virtual reality.

First came the computer mouse. Then the touchscreen. Now the tech industry is looking for a new human-machine interface—this time, one that will make virtual-reality headsets as mainstream as personal computers and smartphones. The man who invented the LeapPad tablet for kids is betting the killer app is right in front of your face: the eyes.

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