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Tongue Stud To Help Drive Wheelchair, Georgia Institute of Technology Study



12/2/2013 6:14:52 AM

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A hi-tech magnet that lets patients suffering from paralysis drive wheelchairs with a simple flick of their tongue has been developed. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology found that individuals with paralysis were able to use a tongue-controlled technology to access computers and execute commands for their wheelchairs at speeds that were significantly faster than those recorded in sipand-puff wheelchairs.

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