induce blink reflex with software
im thinking along the lines of software that would induce me to blink regularly without having to rely on me doing it deliberately using reminders or such. i get moderately dry eyes from computer (over-)use, and i would like to make my eyes moisturised by preventing the low blink rate that accompanies my work when i concentrate looking at the screen for hours every day. the basic question is do you know of any software applications that may be able to induce a higher blinking rate?
more specifically, would it work if at regular intervals something would grow very large on my screen very fast, to mimic say a snake jumping into my face, which i imagine would make me blink even if i tried to resist it? is there any software out there that i could evaluate such an approach with?
as an alternative approach, im aware of blinknow, which displays another person blinking in your peripheral vision, which is supposed to increase blink rate ( http://www.blinknow.co.uk/index.php?act=viewDoc&docId=5) . also Blinkers here! http://www.dryeyezone.com/reminders/
i hope to evaluate this approach to see how effective it is.
do you know of any non-reminder-based approaches out there?