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The Substitution Solution: Restoring vision, hearing and movement

POSTED 22 FEBRUARY 2007


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Bibliography
1 FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION FOR NEUROMUSCULAR APPLICATIONS___P. Hunter Peckham et al, Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng. 2005. 7:4.1-4.34.

2 Assistive technology and robotic control using MI ensemble-based neural interface systems in humans with tetraplegia, JP Donoghue et al, J Physiol. 2007 Feb 1.

3 IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag. 2006 Sep-Oct;25(5):60-6. Intraocular retinal prosthesis. Big steps to sight restoration. Weiland JD, Humayun M.

Seeing
Jeepers creepers, bionic peepers!

Bionic eye comes to market

Artificial retina holding promise for the blind

Artificial retinas may restore sight

Hearing
Listen up!

What is a cochlear implant?

Parts of a cochlear implant

Moving
Desire linked to mobility?

Spinal cord injury info

Encyclopedia of spinal cord injuries

Annual incidence of spinal cord injuries for 2006

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