Reading the Surface of the Brain

Posted in Neuro, Technology, Transhumanism at 10:03 am by rheil

Reading the Surface of the Brain (Emily Singer, Technology Review 03.06.2009)

A startup aims to develop a minimally invasive neural prosthesis for disabled patients.

„A technology currently used to monitor epilepsy is being adapted into a neural interface for people who are paralyzed or have motor impairments from neurodegenerative disease. Neurolutions, a startup based in St. Louis, is developing a small, implanted device that translates signals recorded from the surface of the brain into computer commands.“ [read original article]

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