GRAZ, Austria, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Frontiers in Neuroscience recently published an article presenting mindBEAGLEas the very first and only EEG-based Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) that enables communication with patients who suffer from locked-in syndrome (LIS), complete locked-in syndrome (CLIS) or disorders of consciousness (DOC). It is widely known that these
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"The data reported in this paper were collected in a real world setting and demonstrate that the BCIs can revolutionize the management of several neurological disorders. Despite the substantial or complete loss of voluntary movements and speech, LIS and CLIS patients using this technology may continue to interact with the environment and participate in decisions. This achievement would represent a dramatic improvement of their quality of life." - Rossella Spataro, MD, Neurologist at the ALS Clinical Research Center, University of Palermo, Italy and co-author of this publication in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Watch the interview with Rossella Spataro and the daughter of a CLIS patient, who managed to talk to her mother with mindBEAGLE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSa3rRAT2ig&feature=youtu.be
Online Publication in Frontiers in Neuroscience: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnins.2017.00251/full
Sarah Breinbauer | Guger Technologies OG Phone: +43-7251-222-40 | E-Mail: [email protected] Press Kit: http://www.mindBEAGLE.at
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