Monday, April 30, 2012

High-tech retainers let paralyzed patients control wheelchairs and computers

From: Medical Design - 04/19/2012 - page 54
By: Stephen Mraz

The Tongue Drive System being developed at the Georgia Institute of
Technology lets incapacitated people, those with high-level spinal chord
injuries, operate a computer or maneuver an electric wheelchair, all by
moving their tongues. The device consists of upper and lower dental
"retainers" a person wears and an Apple iPod or iPhone.

Read the entire article at:

Tongue Drive System Goes Inside the Mouth to Improve Performance and User

Maysam Ghovanloo

Tongue-Drive System,0,1227181.story

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