A brain implant to help quadriplegics move


Publication Title
The Verge
Publication Date
April 13 2016
Creators/Contributors
Ian Burkhart (contributor)
Media Type
Web Series
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Six years ago, Ian Burkhart broke his neck and became paralyzed. But thanks to a brain implant, Burkhart can now move his fingers — and even play video games. This is the first instance of a person living with paralysis regaining the ability to move by recording signals in the brain.
HCI Platform
Implantables
Location on Body
Brain
Marketing Keywords
Ohio State University

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How to cite this entry
(April 13 2016). "A brain implant to help quadriplegics move". The Verge. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/1643