Brain Products Press Release

‘Brain training’ technique reboots leg movements and visceral feelings of paraplegics

Using an advanced set-up of brain-machine interface (BMI), the team of the principal investigator Dr. Miguel Nicolelis presented successful cases of long term BMI training impact on rehabilitation. Eight paraplegics – some of them paralyzed for more than a decade by severe spinal cord injury – have shown improvement in controlled movements and sensation below their injury level.

2022-02-10T16:52:00+01:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: 2016, Issue 3/2016, Products & Applications|Tags: , |
  • Non-invasive brain-machine interfaces to powered exoskeletons for restoration of walking

Non-invasive brain-machine interfaces to powered exoskeletons for restoration of walking

This article reviews research at the University of Houston on the design of non-invasive and reliable brain-machine interface (BMI) systems for the control of powered exoskeletons for restoration and rehabilitation of gait in persons with paraplegia and other forms of paralysis.

2022-03-08T18:05:59+01:00December 19th, 2014|Categories: 2014, Conferences & Events, Issue 4/2014, User Research|Tags: , , , , |

Paralyzed man in mind-controlled exoskeleton kicks off FIFA World Cup 2014

On June 12, 2014, Juliano Pinto wore a robotic suit that allowed him to symbolically kick off the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. We at Brain Products are proud to have contributed to this magic moment as Juliano stepped out onto the field, wearing the actiCAP and mind-controlling the heavy exoskeleton.

2022-03-11T14:22:31+01:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: 2014, Conferences & Events, Issue 2/2014|Tags: , , |
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