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The investigators want to develop a brain-computer interface (BCI) that will eventually allow people who are completely paralyzed to independently control the tilt feature on their power wheelchairs. This study will allow healthy volunteers to test the feasibility and accuracy of controlling a BCI using only their brain signals while seated in a tilting wheelchair.
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Using a BCI to control wheelchair tilt
Active, not recruiting
University of Michigan
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:41-0400
The investigators are developing a tool to help people who are severely paralyzed. This tool is called a brain-computer interface (BCI). BCIs can connect to computers or other electronic d...
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