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A magnetic tongue stud and sensor system for steering wheelchairs

By Eileen De Guire / March 5, 2012

A tongue drive system that fits inside a dental retainer could improve mobility for people with high-level spinal cord injuries. Credit: Maysam Ghovanloo; Georgia Institute of Technology. An innovative alliance between body piercing, orthodontics and electronics could give people with high-level spinal cord injuries much more ability to interact with the world. The “Tongue Drive…

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