Some time ago I have initiated a discussion about creating some API that would be a standard and universal way of communicating with eye-tracking systems and receive data. It can be found on the COGAIN forum.
After a couple of years of silence I've decided to move further on my own and try to implement of what was discussed earlier. Finally, the project moved to SourceForge with a hope that other enthusiasts who are developing application with an input from eye-tracking device will help me shaping these ideas into a feasible product.
Here is the documentation of this project