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 +===== Brain interface. =====
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 +We need to investigate the following further:
 +Dr Paul Gnanayutham from the University of Portsmouth, picks up a patient’s “bio-potential” signals, such as brain waves and eye movements, through an Alice-band fitted with electronic probes.
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 +The author of the above 3 lines - click on link
 +http://forms.theregister.co.uk/mail_author/?story_url=/2008/11/06/brainwave_tech_debuts/
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 +Dr. Paul Gnanayutham - http://www.port.ac.uk/departments/academic/comp/staff/staffphoto,12938,en.jpg
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 +Senior Lecturer
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 +School of Computing
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 +Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HE
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 +Paul.Gnanayutham@port.ac.uk
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 +http://www.paulgnanayutham.com
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 +Research needed for man machine interface optimization ALS
 +<code>
 +Research needed for man machine interface optimization ALS
 +Could someone please provide us with a simple walkthrough of ALS/Lou Gehrigs 
 +disease, from onset to fatality.
 +List which motor functions go first to last?
 +How does the decline affect mental capability?
 +</code>
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 +This is a somwhat obsolete TODO as we have learned that the condition does not as such affect mental capabilities, the only interesting aspect would be in creating /researching appropriate input interfaces for the different phases, ending up with for instance a brain cap as the primary interface.
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 +
 +===== Hand interface. =====
 +It is our hope to utilize a standard VR glove or similar input device to input sign language which can then be transformed to images or sentences, thus increasing the useage potential of our applications.
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 +A very interesting project is The Cemetech Bluetooth Dataglove (Clove 2) by Kerm Martian which can be found at http://www.cemetech.net/projects/item.php?id=16 - According to the site total cost of construction is roughly USD$60 This includes glove, bluetooth module, and charger.
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 +Integrating an input layer between the glove and our applications would enable deaf to speak with the hearing for a nominal one time fee and the hearing and others to help for instance those without language to quickly establish a language based on signs - images and sound output.
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