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Neural Implant Enables Paralyzed Als Patient to Type Six Words Per Minute


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Paralyzed ALS patient

A paralyzed ALS patient uses a brain implant to steer a computer cursor to various targets.

Credit: Stanford University/Nature Medicine

Typing six words per minute may not sound very impressive. But for paralyzed people typing via a brain-computer interface (BCI), it's a new world record.

From IEEE Spectrum
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