Brain-machine interface triggers recovery for paraplegic patients

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 11:01 in Mathematics & Economics

During the 2014 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony, a young Brazilian man, paralyzed from the chest down, delivered the opening kickoff. He used a brain-machine interface, allowing him to control the movements of a lower-limb robotic exoskeleton. This unprecedented scientific demonstration was the work of the Walk Again Project (WAP), a nonprofit, international research consortium […]

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