California-based company Smartstones has developed an exceptionally innovative technology that brings together a wireless connected EEG headset with an assistive communication smartphone app to make it possible for people who don't have the ability to speak to communicate non-verbally.
The so-called 'think to speak' technology works by monitoring, reading and deciphering the user's brain activity before translating brain waves into phrases that are then uttered via the smartphone app. Developed as part of a collaboration with non-profit organization Pathpoint, this communicative technology allows for commands to be customizable so that users can assign specific phrases to different kinds of movements.
This technology intelligently combines the best features of EEG headsets and smartphone apps to assist people living with ALS, autism and cerebral palsy and help them communicate better with the people in their lives.
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