Brain Controlled Exoskeleton Hand Developed for quadriplegics

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Here is an exoskeleton hand that can be controlled via brain, allowing quadriplegics to live in a more independent fashion. This robotic hand allows people with spinal cord injuries to write with a pen, eat, use credit cards, and do a whole lot more.

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As you can see in this video, an elastic cap with electrodes was put on the heads of participants. The cap receives electric patterns from the brain and sends them to a control box for actuation.  According to RT, it took only a few minutes for participants to learn how to use the device. Such a solution helps quadriplegics and people with other mobility issues live more independently.

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