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Engineers from the University of Pittsburgh have successfully developed a system that allowed a woman to maneuver a robotic arm in ten different directions by only using her thought.
In another demonstration that brain-computer interface technology has the potential to improve the function and quality of life of those unable to use their own arms, a woman with quadriplegia
Reaching for an object, shaking someone’s hand, sending a text message—these are all things that most of us take for granted every day. But for people who are quadriplegic, tasks such as these are not possible because of paralysis.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.