Microphone to control computer

The microphone is an alternative method for controlling a computer for persons who do not have arm or hand function to play computer games

Microphone on camera tripod
Microphone on camera tripod

Description
A microphone is mounted next to the joystick in the joystick holder and the user speaks directly into it. The microphone is used either as input for voice control or together with Ventrilo to be able to communicate with other players. Ventrilo is a free program that makes it easy to talk to people online. All you need is a microphone and an internet connection. Gamers use Ventrilo, which is best for fast online games.

Purchased from
For example Clas Ohlson, www.clasohlson.se (last checked Febr. 2017)

Paid for by

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2007

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Tipsare: Kalle

Kalle lives in an apartment and is studying part time. He was injured in 2001 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). He has personal assistance 24 hours a day, 4 hours a day he has two persons assisting him.