Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, August 13th, 2006
The new approach, outlined in a paper to be published in Nature, quadrupled the speed of previous systems, making the prostheses for the first time fast enough to be practical for patients.
The prosthesis that Krishna Shenoy, PhD, assistant professor of electrical engineering and of neuroscience, and his team are working on is called a brain-computer interface. Electrodes are attached to a person's head to record brain waves and send them to a...
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