University of Zaragoza Researchers Come Up With Brain-Actuated Wheelchair

Researchers at the University of Zaragoza have developed a way to control a wheelchair using an EEG cap worn on the head of the handicapped individual.  The individual also has to wear a P300 neurophysiological protocol to power the automated navigation.  The handicapped person will see a real-time visual of the surroundings in the screen in front and then concentrate on that space on the screen.  The wheelchair will then guide the person to that location. A video demo is available after the jump.

That is a pretty innovative concept. Earlier I wrote about how Ben Heck helped make it possible for the handicap to play some Guitar Hero. Keep the ideas coming guys! I’m sure the handicapped appreciate your efforts.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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