ASL patients

ASL patients communication through thoughts

ASL condition is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It is a progressive degeneration of nerve cells that control muscle movement.  A new technology helps to decode the thought of functional brain activity in paralyzed body, traumatic injury or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Niels Birbaumer and his colleagues’at neuroscience and psychology at the Wyss Center in Gneva, have come with a technology. Their clinical trial offers some fresh hope to ALS patients with a new brain-computer technology that “read” the thoughts of ALS patients and translate their answers to caregivers through a computer interface.


Published by: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 14, 2018

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