Brainwave-based assistive technology in the home

Submitted by santiago on Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:21
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Hack a Day
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USA
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Hack a Day - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a debilitating disease that eventually causes the afflicted individual to lose all control of their motor functions, while leaving their mental faculties intact. Those suffering from the illness typically live for only a handful of years before succumbing to the disease. On some occasions however, patients can live for long periods after their original diagnosis, and in those cases assistive technology becomes a key component in their lives. Continues on the original news

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