Monday, October 1, 2007

Dude...don't drink too many beers.

In a previous post, I wrote about the iBot, an advanced mobility device that took many years to go to market. Hear is a device that offers tremendous promise for persons living with severe disabilities, but as my title indicates, when sitting in this chair...let's keep things sober. ;)
A wheel chair being developed by Ambient will allow users to control its movement with just their thoughts -- a breakthrough device that could be a huge help for the paralyzed. Called the Audeo, the chair works by intercepting brain signals sent to your larynx and decoding them to match previously recorded words, such as "forward," "back," or "fire laser."

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