Friday, June 14, 2024

Tag: Computers

Tackling spinal cord injuries

Dr. Ragnarsson is a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) and professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai....

Directing Objects With Your Mind

Imagine being able to look at a light, think about turning it on, and it comes on without you moving. Or picture, with just...

Satisfaction with technological equipment in individuals with tetraplegia following spinal cord injury

OBJECTIVE: To measure the acquisition, use and satisfaction with high technology equipment by spinal cord injured tetraplegic subjects. DESIGN AND SETTING: A questionnaire was...

Budding web designer an inspiration to others

WHILE Shane Agnew has faced his fair share of hurdles since sustaining a spinal cord injury that left him a ventilated quadriplegic, his sights...

Hundreds of experts gather in Toronto to share cutting-edge advances in spinal cord rehabilitation

TORONTO, Nov. 6 /CNW/ - Is it possible to control devices through thought alone? One researcher is determined to find the answer. César Marquez...

New UAB lab helps spinal cord patients cope

A new lab at UAB's Spain Rehabilitation Center offers spinal cord injury patients a look at how technology can help them overcome disabilities, particularly...

Mind Power and Artificial Connection Used to Move Paralyzed Limbs

Scientists recently succeeded in stimulating paralyzed muscles through an artificial connection. In time the breakthrough by scientists at the University of Washington (UW) could...

Research aims to put tongues in control of devices

ATLANTA (AP) -- The tireless tongue already controls taste and speech, helps kiss and swallow and fights germs. Now scientists hope to add...

New Technology Can Be Operated By Thought

ScienceDaily (Nov. 9, 2007) — Neuroscientists have significantly advanced brain-machine interface (BMI) technology to the point where severely handicapped people who cannot contract even...

QuadJoy Adaptive Mouse and Accessories

QuadJoy, an orally-controlled Mouse, is an alternative to the hand-controlled Mouse. QuadJoy enables people with limited or no hand mobility to operate their computers. Hundreds...