disability

Brain-controlled robot lets physically challenged see the world

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Teleport uses a simple off-the-shelf brain control interface to improve the lives of those with motor disabilities.

A Paralyzed Man Just Regained the Sense of Touch, Thanks to a Brain Implant

Posted in Medicine on 15th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed a set of brain implants that allowed a paralyzed man to feel sensations through a robot arm.

The Blind Have High Hopes for Self-Driving Cars

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Advocates for the visually impaired are talking to companies and legislators about developing vehicles they will be able to drive independently.

Brain-robot training triggers improvement in paralysis

Posted in Medicine on 14th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers believe the treatment is reawakening the brain's control over surviving nerves in the spine.

Implant lets paralyzed man 'play guitar'

Posted in Hardware on 14th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Paralyzed from the chest down, Ian Burkhart has been able to use his fingers for the first time in six years after a chip was inserted in his brain.