Category: ‘Assistive Technology’


Neuralink Reveals Working Brain-to-Machine Interface

Posted on September 2nd, 2020

In a live demonstration, Elon Musk revealed that Neuralink has successfully installed a working brain-to-machine interface inside a pig.

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Robotic Exoskeletons Offer Grip Strength to Those with Spinal Cord Injury

Posted on April 17th, 2020

Tendo grip assisting exoskeleton.

Imagine a day your grip strength deteriorates due to a spinal cord injury, and you lose the ability to hold and release objects. Now imagine a day where a robotic exoskeleton eliminates this ailment.

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TONGO – The Future of the Tongue

Posted on April 6th, 2020

A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world. Hear the real life, inspiring stories of Sefi and Ohad, and join Tongo in creating a new world of possibilities.


‘Sci-Fi’ Electrode Sleeve Offers New Hope for Millions of Paralysis Patients

Posted on November 29th, 2019

Cutting-edge technology is giving new hope to millions of people living with paralysis across the United States. Researchers at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research have successfully developed a light-weight, wearable electrode sleeve that regulates and triggers finger movement in quadriplegics.

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Animal-Assisted Therapy Aids in Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Posted on September 25th, 2019

Service Dog

Every year, approximately 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury are reported in the United States. Recovering from an SCI can take a huge mental, emotional and physical toll on patients, but animal-assisted therapy may play an integral role in easing some of the challenges patients face.

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