Next Generation of Neuroprosthetics
Robotic arm precisely controlled by thought.
New neuroprosthetic implant captures intent to move, not the movement directly.
Read more: Caltech.edu
– The Future of Medicine
– Neuroscience News & Books
Paralyzed from the neck down after suffering a gunshot wound when he was 21, Erik G. Sorto now can move a robotic arm just by thinking about it and using his imagination through a clinical trial collaboration between Caltech, Keck Medicine of USC and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.
Source: Keck Medicine of USC & USC Neurosciences