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This new wearable tech is closing the gap between humans and cyborgs


Publication Title
CNBC
Publication/Creation Date
September 24 2019
Creators/Contributors
Barbara Booth (creator)
Pedro Lopes (creator)
University Of Chicago (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Dr. Pedro Lopes, the head of the Human Computer Integration lab at the University of Chicago, is developing a wearable device that uses electrical stimulation to help a user’s muscles perform various tasks. Lopes’ vision is a wearable Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) device that would be worn like a sleeve and be able to send electrical impulses to make a user’s muscles move involuntarily to perform a physical task.
HCI Platform
Wearables
Location on Body
Arm, Finger, Hand
Marketing Keywords

Date archived
September 29 2019
Last edited
November 5 2019
How to cite this entry
Barbara Booth, Pedro Lopes. (September 24 2019). "This new wearable tech is closing the gap between humans and cyborgs". CNBC. CNBC. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/4044