Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Ian Burkhart

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 to watch a man play the video game Guitar Hero....

Paralyzed man has sense of touch restored by brain-machine interface

This is the first BMI to restore movement and touch simultaneously Ten years ago, while on vacation in North Carolina, Ian Burkhart broke his neck in a diving accident. The diagnosis was as life-changing as...

Quadriplegic man Ian Burkhart moves fingers, hand and wrist thanks to tiny computer chip...

A quadriplegic man has been able to move his fingers, hand and wrist after having a tiny computer chip implanted in his brain. The neuroprosthetic device, which is smaller than a pea, translates neural...

Device Lets Brain Move Paralyzed Limbs

For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to an innovative partnership between The Ohio State Univ. Wexner Medical Center and Battelle. Ian Burkhart,...