An Artificial Device of Neuroscience

R. Anand Raj

Department of Computer Science Engineering, Sakthi Mariamman Engineeering College.


It is a “device which implements the brain through the system”. It is designed to help those who have lost the control over their limbs, or other bodily functions. “The goal of the device is to program and to develop a fast, reliable and unobtrusive connection between the brain of a severely disabled person and a personal computer and with bionic hands”. A ‘brain-computer’ interface that uses internal neural signal sensor and external processors to convert neural signals into an output signal under the users own control. It is direct communication between the human brain and an external device (say computer). This system is based on Cyber kinetics' platform technology to sense, transmit, analyze and apply the language of neurons. The System consists of a sensor that is implanted on the motor cortex of the human brain and a device that analyzes brain signals. The principle of operation behind this is that with intact brain function, brain signals are generated even though they are not sent to the arms, hands and legs. This device can provide paralyzed or motor-impaired patients a mode of communication through the translation of thought into direct computer control to the bionic hands. At last we conclude that the invention of this system hopped “to provide paralyzed individuals with a gateway through which they can access the broad capabilities of computers, control devices in the surrounding environment, and even move their own limbs”.

Keywords: Cyber kinetics, Motor cortex, Mode of communication, Gateway for paralyzed.

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