Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tag: Technology

New controller developed at UofL improves home use of epidural stimulation for people with...

When Keith Smith recently got a new tablet, it wasn’t for watching videos or scanning social media. Instead, this tablet allows Smith, who has tetraplegia,...

Sensing Signals in Paralyzed Muscles

For people with tetraplegia—a condition in which all four limbs have lost motor ability—regaining independence is a top priority. Although there is no cure...

Exploratory Study on the Impact of Digital Technology on the Lives of People with...

A study conducted by a researcher in the University of Bristol as a part of her academic work to earn a PhD degree, aims...

Elon Musk’s brain chip firm Neuralink lines up clinical trials in humans

Implants that Musk says could allow paralysed people to walk already tested on a macaque and a pig The billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s brain chip...

The spinal cord injury community is integral to technology innovation

Paul Amadeus Lane of the United Spinal Association discusses digital transformation and how virtual rehab, AI and machine learning can enhance quality of life. ...

Brain-Computer Interface Enables Johns Hopkins Study Participant to Touch and Feel Holographic Objects

As part of a larger study exploring neural multiplexing and new modes of perception enabled by brain-computer interface (BCI), Johns Hopkins researchers have demonstrated...
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...

Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

https://youtu.be/CvdbkO_E2AY A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the...

Skydiving, kayaking, fly fishing: Virtual reality therapy is taking paralyzed veterans to new places

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A car wreck in 1983 paralyzed Navy veteran Mike Erbe from the waist down, but he fought to stay positive,...