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Robotics for BCI: g.tec


In the past, having a neurological injury which left someone with quadriplegia was a life sentence. With research and developing technology has emerged new hope for people left with minimal use of their arms and legs after an event such as severe stroke or spinal cord injury. 592 more words


Wheelchair controlled by facial expressions to hit the market within 2 years

Source: Fapesp via Gizmag

Brazilian researchers have developed a wheelchair that can be controlled through small facial, head or iris movements. The team at Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica e de Computação da Universidade Estadual de Campinas (FEEC/Unicamp) says the technology could help people with cerebral palsy, those who have suffered a stroke or live with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other conditions that prevent precise hand movements. 386 more words


Thought-reading headset lets users speak their mind

Source: Smartstones via Gizmag

By combining a wirelessly connected EEG headset from Emotiv and an assistive communication app, California-based Smartstones is bringing the power of speech to those who have difficulty communicating verbally. 440 more words


The first brain-controlled drone race just took place in Florida

In the future, if you want to go somewhere or have your robot do something, you might only have to think about it.

The University of Florida held a race April 22 which it called the first drone race controlled by the thoughts of the pilots. 261 more words

University of Florida held the world's first brain-controlled drone race

Drone races are nothing new. But while they started as an ad-hoc activity within the drone community, the sport has now taken on a life of its own with… 254 more words


16 Pilots Participate In World's First Mind-Controlled Drone Race

Ready, Set, Think! Mind-Controlled Drones Race To The Future

” Wearing black headsets with tentacle-like sensors stretched over their foreheads, the competitors stare at cubes floating on computer screens as their small white drones prepare for takeoff.

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Robotics for brain injury research: KINARM Labs


Research, often underappreciated, is the foundation of medical decisions and the determining factor for whether devices and medications pass on to us as a population. 471 more words