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Use of brain-computer interface, virtual avatar could help people with gait disabilities

09/06/2017

Photo: Using a walking avatar to treat gait disabilities; Copyright: University of Houston

In work showing the potential to use a brain-computer interface and virtual avatar to treat people with gait disabilities, researchers collected data from eight healthy subjects. The volunteers were fitted with a 64-channel headset and motion sensors at the hip, knee and ankle joint.