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This Computer Is Enabling Completely Paralyzed Patients To Speak For The First Time In History

By Mustafa Gatollari

Scientific breakthroughs proceed at an exponential and thankfully not a gradual pace. That's because the greater access we have to more complex technology, when used correctly allows us to do things even more and more amazing every day.

Up until recently, fully paralyzed individuals were unable to speak. They were trapped, inside their own bodies, completely unable to communicate with the outside world, left only with their own thoughts, unable to show any signs of comprehension or recognition to those around them.

Sadly, this results in many paralyzed individuals from falling to the side of the road so-to-speak as people wouldn't really want to spend time with someone who can only listen and not contribute to a conversation.


But these previously hopeless "locked-in" paralysis sufferers can now communicate with those around them thanks to a Brain Computer Interface.