brain and body electrical potentials from the forehead into hands-free computer
controls which can be customized to each individual's needs. Controls most AAC
software, educational software and video games
A headband fitted with sensors detects
electrical signals from facial muscles, eye movements, and brainwaves. Software
converts forehead signals into computer controls or "Brainfingers." Controls are
tailored to the individual's needs and can range from a simple left mouse click
to a complex combination of cursor control, mouse buttons and keyboard keys.
can use it
Brainfingers can give a voice
to people who are non-verbal or who have limited expressive language, and may
be appropriate for individuals with severe and multiple disabilities. Our clients
have included individuals with Cerebral Palsey (CP), Lou Gehrig's Disease(ALS/MND),
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Muscular Distrophy (MD), Trumatic Brain Injury
(TBI), and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), see Testimonials.