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:10/9/2017)... ... October 09, 2017 , ... The award-winning American Farmer television ... quarter 2018. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. , With global ... the challenge of how to continue to feed a growing nation. At the same ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... October 09, 2017 , ... ... of medical marijuana products targeting the needs of consumers who are incorporating medical ... takes place in Phoenix, Arizona. , As operators of two successful Valley dispensaries, ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... ... October 06, 2017 , ... ... instruments and applications consulting for microscopy and surface analysis, Nanoscience Instruments is ... Nanoscience Analytical offers a broad range of contract analysis services for advanced ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... Mass. , Oct. 6, 2017  The ... work of three scientists, Jacques Dubochet, Joachim ... breakthrough developments in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) ... technology within the structural biology community. The winners ... Scientists can now routinely produce highly resolved, three-dimensional ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/30/2017)... ANGELES , March 30, 2017  On April ... Hack the Genome hackathon at Microsoft,s ... exciting two-day competition will focus on developing health and ... Hack the Genome is the ... been tremendous. The world,s largest companies in the genomics, ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... -- Trends, opportunities and forecast in this market to ... AFIS, iris recognition, facial recognition, hand geometry, vein recognition, ... industry (government and law enforcement, commercial and retail, health ... and by region ( North America , ... , and the Rest of the World) ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , March 28, 2017 The ... Hardware (Camera, Monitors, Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, ... Region - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... 2016 and is projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion ... and 2022. The base year considered for the study ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):