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Date:7/3/2008

e that acts as a simple switch controlled by sucking or blowing through a straw," Ghovanloo said.

The Tongue Drive system was described June 29 at the annual conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, in Washington, D.C. An article about the system was expected to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.

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SOURCE: Georgia Institute of Technology, news release, June 30, 2008


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