Communication Device For “Locked-In” Patients Just Got Cooler

Story excerpt provided by WVXU.

Written by Ann Thompson.

A Milford company is back with an updated communication tool for ALS and other “locked-in” patients.

Known for the NeuroSwitch, Control Bionics has shrunk the technology and made it wearable. The new product is NeuroNode.

How does the patient, who can’t move, signal the NeuroNode? It uses EMG, or electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles. James Schorey invented it.

Click here to read the complete article, and read more in the Cincinnati Business Courier.

Originally published April 24, 2017.

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