Tongue Control

Vogel, Abby J.
September 2009
PN;Sep2009, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p46
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The article focuses on the Tongue Drive system, an assistive technology for people with spinal-cord injuries (SCIs) that equips them to move a powered wheelchair via tongue movements. Assistant professor Maysam Ghovanloo in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta Georgia imparts that they choose the tongue for it is directly connected to the brain. Ghovanloo noted that the system will provide effective control for SCIs patients.


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