Sunday, May 19, 2024

Tag: Computers

Device helps paralyzed patients operate laptop with their eyes

The movement of limbs comes so fluidly and effortlessly for many of us that it is easy to take for granted. But those who...

The iPhone setting that changed this man’s life

Todd Stabelfeldt is sending his wife a romantic text. He taps his chin on a button mounted on his wheelchair, then grins, pleased with his wooing. A quadriplegic since he was 8, Stabelfeldt can't move anything below his neck. Now a 36-year-old engineer and business owner, he's turned his wheelchair into a powerful mobile communication hub using switches, a Bluetooth headset and an iPhone 6.

The Latest Medical Breakthrough In Spinal Cord Injuries Was Made By A Computer Program

New software sifts through the information gathered in long forgotten studies and finds new avenues for researchers to pursue—like a new advance in treating spinal injuries. Doctors have just discovered a previously unknown relationship between the long-term recovery of spinal cord injury victims and high blood pressure during their initial surgeries. This may seem like a small bit of medical news—though it will have immediate clinical implications—but what's important is how it was discovered in the first place.

Quadriplegic Stuart Turner speaks at WIRED2014 via drones and robots

Computer scientist and founder of Robots and Cake Stuart Turner took to WIRED2014's London stage to talk about open access systems. He did so...

Quadriplegic man’s art reflects life’s journey

Accident paralyzed University of Iowa student when he was 7 The details matter to Tony Ramos. As an artist, the details are what make his...

How a quadriplegic ex-wrestler reached Gold in League of Legends

A week before he was due to compete in a wrestling tournament in Korea, 17-year-old Carl-Akira Fujinami took a dive into a shallow wave...

KU student designs Ultramouse to help paralyzed uncle

Device helps with ability to communicate, live more independently A University of Kansas mechanical engineering student has developed a ground-breaking device that will help his...

Tobii EyeMobile – Control Windows 8 Pro tablets using only your eyes

http://youtu.be/74bc4-BVLZ8 Tobii EyeMobile is a computer access solution that puts individuals with physical and communication impairments at the forefront of consumer technology. Now, navigating and...

GeekBeat.tv – Technology That Enables

http://youtu.be/QyYR8q5aqU0 Going Off-Road with Tracked Wheelchairs! Technology isn't just fun and games... it can have a major impact in people's lives. We're looking at tech...

BrainGate gives paralysed the power of mind control

A tiny chip implant is enabling paralysed and injured people to move objects by the power of their thoughts – and, in time, researchers...