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The ABC project is a European initiative that has developed a new brain-computer interface system to enhance communication skills of people with cerebral palsy from childhood.

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Entering the primary labor market often also depends on the basic willingness of the employer to hire people with disabilities ...

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Communication made easier for children with cerebral palsy

29/05/2015 - The Biomechanics Institute of Valencia (IBV) has coordinated the ABC project (Augmented BNCI Communication), a European initiative that has developed a new brain-computer interface system to enhance communication skills of people with cerebral palsy from childhood, improving the relationship with their environment and the expression of emotions. read more

Robot walker for elderly people in public spaces

27/05/2015 - Elderly people with walking difficulties are often intimidated by busy public places. This led an EU research project to develop a robot walker to guide them around shopping centres, museums and other public buildings, thus enhancing their autonomy. read more

New exercise device design for people with paraplegia

20/05/2015 - Five Northeastern University student-researchers have retrofitted a rowing machine with an ingenious device, allowing people with paraplegia to exercise without the aid of a trainer. read more

COGWATCH: Helping stroke patients to regain their independence

08/05/2015 - Strokes are the second leading cause of death worldwide; they kill more than one million people in Europe each year accounting for 14 percent of all deaths. About a third of the 8 million stroke survivors in the EU are left with some degree of physical or cognitive impairment affecting their ability to plan and carry out actions. read more

Using smartphones to avoid spatial disorientation of elderly

27/04/2015 - Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have used new technologies of the network operators to locate and send alerts when an old person with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suffers from episodes of spatial disorientation. read more

Brain-machine interface to control prosthetic hand

08/04/2015 - A research team from the University of Houston (UH) has created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his thoughts. read more

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Exhibitors of REHACARE 2014

We have asked some of this year's exhibitors the tricky question of how to summarize the REHACARE in three short words.

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Video: Impressions of the REHACARE 2014

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