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Hands-free cursor controller invented by disabled IDF vet


In 2010, Berger was accepted to Pratt Institute in Brooklyn to study industrial design. Katz, who already had a degree in biology, enrolled in the Polytechnic Institute of New York University to study toward a master’s degree in electrical engineering. The couple married and spent seven years in New York… “At that time, I was working in the innovation lab at NYU, so I had access to a lot of equipment. We built something specifically to help Miri’s professor use his prosthetic limb to move the mouse. We decided to see if the idea could be adapted to work with touchscreens and gestures.”

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