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Second phase for brainwave-operated wheelchair at CSUN

Mechanical engineering graduate student, Craig Euler, tests the movement and mechanical functions of a wheelchair using a brainwave helmet detector.  Katherine O'Neill / Daily Sundial

Katherine ONeill

October 10, 2011

A wheelchair operated by human brainwaves is in its second phase of experiments at CSUN, where a team of engineers is trying to figure out a way to operate the chair outdoors. The chair, estimated to cost $10,000, is built with intelligent sensors which are placed at the bottom of the chair to recognize oncom...

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