Navigation Links
intendiX - Communication by Thoughts: First Patient-Ready System on the Market
Date:11/9/2009

SCHIEDLBERG, Austria, November 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 20 years researchers all over the world have been working on the development of a Brain-Computer Interface (BCI). This is a direct communication channel between the brain and a computer. Such a system enables completely paralyzed patients to communicate or to control devices in their environment just by mental activity. During the last years some patients have been supervised by the researchers themselves to use such BCI systems in daily life. The Austrian company g.tec medical engineering GmbH now brings the first patient-ready BCI on the market. The EEG-based spelling system is called intendiX and enables the user to select keys from a matrix just by paying attention to a target symbol on the screen.

In this way the patient can write messages or commands. intendiX can speak the written text, print it or copy it into an e-mail message. The system is designed to be used without the assistance of a technician and can be installed and operated by the caregiver. For most users intendiX works pretty fine after only a few minutes of training. For paralyzed patients the system has to be tried and evaluated in every specific case. Therefore g.tec provides systems for rent to patients and hospitals. g.tec is a worldwide provider of hard- and software for biosignal and BCI research and is actively cooperating with worldwide leading research-groups for many years.

    Please visit http://www.intendiX.com to see the system.
    Information about BCI:
    http://www.gtec.at/products/g.BCIsys/bci.htm
    Download press-photos at:
    http://www.gtec.at/Press


    Contact:

    Barbara Ohlinger, oehlinger@gtec.at
    g.tec medical engineering GmbH
    Sierningstrasse 14
    4521 Schiedlberg
    Osterreich
    Phone: +43-7251-22240-14
    web: http://www.gtec.at

Contact: Barbara Ohlinger, oehlinger@gtec.at, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Sierningstrasse 14, 4521 Schiedlberg, Osterreich, Phone: +43-7251-22240-14

SOURCE g.tec medical engineering GmbH


'/>"/>
SOURCE g.tec medical engineering GmbH
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Investor Relations Firm Access IR/PR and The Communications Strategy Group Announce Strategic Alliance
2. Nanophotonic devices could revolutionize the telecommunications industry
3. Leaders in Health Literacy Recognized by the Partnership for Clear Health Communication at the National Patient Safety Foundation
4. Senetek PLC Announces New Investor Communication Hotline
5. Informed Medical Communications Appoints New Senior Manager, Strategic Operations
6. The Medical Affairs Company Expands Its Medical Communications Division
7. Informed Medical Communications Appoints New Vice President, Information Technology
8. DaVita Wins Gold in International Marketing and Communications Competition
9. P2R Associates Presented with Eight MarCom Awards for Client Strategic Communication Programs
10. Advanced Technologies and Wireless Telecommunications Enhance Care and Medical Training at the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami
11. First tunable, noiseless amplifier may boost quantum computing, communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... The CRISPR-Cas9 system ... experiments and avoiding the use of exogenous expression plasmids. The simplicity of programming ... systematic gain-of-function studies. , This complement to loss-of-function studies, such as with ...
(Date:10/11/2017)...  VMS BioMarketing, a leading provider of patient support solutions, ... Educator (CNE) network, which will launch this week. The VMS ... care professionals to enhance the patient care experience by delivering ... health care professionals to help women who have been diagnosed ... ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... granted orphan drug designation to SBT-100, its novel anti-STAT3 (Signal Transducer and Activator ... osteosarcoma. SBT-100 is able to cross the cell membrane and bind intracellular STAT3 ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... Dr. Bob Harman, founder and CEO ... Diego Rotary Club. The event entitled “Stem Cells and Their Regenerative ... attendees. Dr. Harman, DVM, MPVM was joined by two human doctors: Peter B. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/11/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... their offering. ... tracking market to grow at a CAGR of 30.37% during the ... 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with ... its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... 2017 Today HYPR Corp. , leading ... component of the HYPR platform is officially FIDO® ... security architecture that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune 500 ... secured over 15 million users across the financial services ... home product suites and physical access represent a growing ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... The research team of The Hong Kong ... identification by adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint minutiae recovery and matching ... and accuracy for use in identification, crime investigation, immigration control, security ... ... A research team led by ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):