Brain-computer interface creates text on screen by decoding brain signals associated with handwriting

Brain-computer interface creates text on screen by decoding brain signals associated with handwriting


Publication Title
Brown University
Publication/Creation Date
May 12 2021
Creators/Contributors
Kevin Stacey (creator)
Leigh Hochberg (contributor)
Carney Institute For Brain Science (contributor)
Frank Willett (contributor)
Krishna Shenoy (contributor)
Jaimie Henderson (contributor)
Stanford University (contributor)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) (contributor)
Massachusetts General Hospital (contributor)
Media Type
Press Release
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
"PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Scientists with the BrainGate research collaborative have, for the first time, used an implanted sensor to record the brain signals associated with handwriting and used those signals to create text on a computer in real time.

In a study published in the journal Nature, a clinical trial participant with cervical spinal cord injury used the system to “type” words on a computer at a rate of 90 characters per minute, more than double the previous record for typing with a brain-computer interface. This was done by the participant merely thinking about the hand motions involved in creating written letters."

HCI Platform
Implantables
Relation to Body
In
Related Body Part
Brain
Marketing Keywords
BrainGate
Source
https://www.brown.edu/news/2021-05-12/handwriting

Date archived
August 5 2021
Last edited
August 5 2021
How to cite this entry
Kevin Stacey. (May 12 2021). "Brain-computer interface creates text on screen by decoding brain signals associated with handwriting". Brown University . Brown University. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5347