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Eyegaze is a peripheral eye tracker that replaces the standard mouse, allowing you to navigate and control a desktop or laptop computer using only your eyes.

These devices can open up a world of fun, communication and control for those users that are unable to use anything other than their eyes to operate the PC.

There are a number of different Eyegaze hardware devices. Please check which device you have and refer to the corrrect resources:


Tobi PCEye Mini

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Document Getting started guide - calibrating using GRID3 



MyGaze 2 Eyegaze

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MyGaze 2 Eyegaze using Grid 3

Document Getting started guide - myGaze using Grid 3

Document Getting starting manual - Grid 3                                   

Tobii PCEye Go 

Document Getting started guide

Tobi Eyegaze

Weblink Online user manual

 Weblink User Guide (EACH Milton)

Tobii Dynavox PCEye Explore

PC Eyeexplore

Document Getting started guide (old software)

Document Getting started guide (updated software 2018)

Weblink Online user manual

DocumentPCEye Explore Blippar poster 


Inclusive Technology MyGaze

DocumentUser Manual



Other useful Links


WeblinkHelp Kidz Learn eyegaze guide

VideoWeb tutorials

Weblink Guide to games and activities

Weblink Inclusive Guidebook for Eye Gaze in the Classroom

Weblink Tobii Support and Training

Weblink Tobii Eye Gaze - Gaze Point Software Support


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Mobile Magic Carpet

The Mobile Magic Carpet is a fantastic sensory learning tool with the capacity to engage people of all ages and abilities. The system projects interactive games and images onto the floor that users can play with and control simply by moving on or over the projected image. 

 Magic Carpet



Document Getting Started Guide (New compact style mobile magic carpet)

Document Getting Started Guide (Old style mobile magic carpet)


Weblink Sensory Guru website

Video Sensory Gury Mobile Magic Carpet Video


Document Mobile Magic Carpet Blippar Poster

Video Showcase 2021 Video


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PODs - sensory tent

The POD, an instantly inflatable Sensory Tent that comes in a rucksack, offers a safe space for children with all types of special needs. It allows life-limited and disabled children to dive into their own world, be surrounded by seascapes, and listening to stories or music. In order for you to use the equipment to the best extent possible with the children you care for, we have provided you with resources that help you use the equipment. We know that every second counts for these children.


Document Click here for your PODs Getting Started Guide

DocumentClick here for your bitesize teaching resources

Click below for short training videos and instructions: 

DocumentPODs Instructions 2021

VideoPODS Sensory Spaces Applying the Themes

VideoPODS Sensory Spaces Removing the theme

VideoPODS Pack Away Instructional

VideoSensory PODS Setup Instructional

VideoShowcase 2021 Video


iPad tablets are intuitive by design with touchscreens and visual interfaces. Tablet computers are useful for students with disabilities because some of the applications available for them easily and cheaply replace bulky, expensive older forms of assistive technology. For children with poor fine-motor skills, the touch-screen design is easier to use than a desktop computer with a mouse or a laptop with a touchpad. The screen's size makes the gadget user-friendly for students with vision problems. The machines offer a sense of independence many children, especially those with disabilities, may never have experienced before. The touch screens offer instant gratification for users with limited patience or those who can't understand the connection between a mouse and computer screen.



DocumentGetting started guide 

DocumentGuide to your Lifelites iPad apps 2019

WeblinkMore information on iPad apps

DocumentSetting up guided access

DocumentSetting up parental controls - restricting content on your iPads

DocumentGuide to your Lifelites iPad apps (2018)

DocumentGetting started guide iSwitch for iPads

WeblinkOnline help

DocumentiPad Blippar Poster



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Interactive Entertainment Hub

Lifelites' Interactive Entertainment Hubs are customised mobile units containing gaming, virtual reality and other multimedia devices much as projectors and speakers that bring gaming, cinema, music and virtual reality experiences to users any room.

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DocumentGetting started guide - Pull up screen and projector


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Gaming Consoles and VR

Lifelites provide a number of different gaming and virtual reality solutions for use in the hospices and in tech trunks for use in the community.


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Music Hardware

Music can provide a powerful and profound way for children in hospices to express themselves and connect with the world around them. Music therapy gives children choices and control, and raises self-esteem.

Lifelites has provided a number different music technology devices and packages to hospices, including:

Soundbeam 6




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Touchscreen PC

Touchscreen games and programs allow children to learn, play and communicate in intuitive ways and are great for young children, those on the autistic spectrum and those with pervasive developmental challenges. The latest PC's we are supplying are all-in-one desktop PC's with touchscreen, wireless keyboard and mouse, built in webcam and speakers with a Windows operating system.

Smart Speakers/Voice Assistants

Voice assistants and smart speakers enable users to interact with web services and other device services such as information, timers, music players, environmental controls etc using hands free voice commands

Google Home



Google Home Smart Speaker

Document Getting Started Guide

Specially adapted mice (or mouses)

These devices can help users with motor skill difficulties to use the PC's effectively with a mouse. Browse here for users guides and information on different devices.

Rollerball Mouse


Switches can allow users, including those with severe and profound difficulties to use technology to communicate, have fun, learn and take control. Browse this section for resources on the switches Lifelites has provided to hospices.


Wireless Switch

Document Using Switches with Switch Driver and Joycable

DocumentGetting Started Guide - Beamz Switch Box

DocumentGetting started guide - IT multiswitch box


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Tablet PC's

Tablet PC's are  fully portable and great for taking activities to the user, if sitting at a desk is difficult, and for collaboration and joint working.

Most of the tablet PC's we have provided are running on windows 8, and may come with a powered docking station stand, so you can keep it charged and use with a keyboard and mouse at the desk as well, or on a mobile stand with eyegaze.


Cameras and camcorders are excellent tools for a variety of activities and events, from using them for unique and creative activities to keeping records of special moments and memories.


 Go Pro           Camera              


Go Pro Cameras

Document  Getting Started Guide - Go Pro

Document  Getting Started Guide - Go Pro App 

Document  Go Pro Accessories Guide

VideoQuik by Go Pro the easiest movie maker


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Weblink   Online support and user guides for Go Pro Cameras


FujiFilm Waterproof Cameras


Weblink   Online support and user guides for FujiFilm Cameras


Other Cameras


Document  User Manual for FinePix S2000HD Digital Camera


Tilt & Touch Table

The  Tilt & Touch Table is an interactive touchscreen system that enables users to engage with games and images simply by interacting/touching the screen




Document Getting started guide            

Document  Bitesize teaching resource

VideoShowcase 2021 Video




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