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Thursday, July 24, 2003

Wheelchair moves at the speed of thought

10:53 24 July 03

Severely disabled people who cannot operate a motorised wheelchair may one day get their independence, thanks to a system that lets them steer a wheelchair using only their thoughts

New Scientist: "At the moment the user can choose between three different commands: for example, 'turn left', 'turn right' and 'move forward'. Millán's software exploits the fact that the desire to move in a particular direction will generate a unique pattern of brain activity"

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