Monday, September 27, 2021

Tag: BrainGate

Motion Restored

Brain Implants and Wearables Let Paralyzed People Move Again

A “neural bypass” routes signals around the damaged spinal cord, potentially restoring both movement and sensation In 2015, a group of neuroscientists and engineers assembled...

People with tetraplegia gain rapid use of brain-computer interface

For a brain-computer interface (BCI) to be truly useful for a person with tetraplegia, it should be ready whenever it's needed, with minimal expert...

Man with quadriplegia employs injury bridging technologies to move again—just by thinking

https://youtu.be/zLw_Kp0Vk58 First recipient of implanted brain-recording and muscle-stimulating systems reanimates limb that had been stilled for eight years. Bill Kochevar grabbed a mug of water, drew...

One Small Step for a Paraplegic, One Big Step Toward Reversing Paralysis

In a hospital in Switzerland, permanently paralyzed people are now learning to walk again with the help of stimulating electrodes implanted in their spines....

Brain-computer interface advance allows fast, accurate typing by people with paralysis

In a Stanford-led research report, three participants with movement impairment controlled an onscreen cursor simply by imagining their own hand movements. A clinical research publication...

BrainGate brings wireless computer mind control to paralysed people

A wireless brain-computer interface capable of transmitting thought commands to digital devices is close to commercialisation following more than a decade of development. The BrainGate...

Wireless brain implant promises freedom from paralysis

People who have lost their limbs may no longer fear the prospect of paralysis, if researchers manage to perfect a wireless brain implant. Research by...

Experimental Surgery Aims to Revive a Paralyzed Limb

A paralyzed man will receive experimental surgery connecting a brain chip to systems that activate muscles in his arm. Doctors will attempt to reanimate a...