Wheelchair Steering With Your Tongue

Posted on 22. Dec, 2013 by in Health

Researchers have experimented in the past with using tongues for many things, but recently researchers at Georgia Tech have implemented tongue systems to guide wheelchairs which outperform more traditional “sip and puff” systems by a factor of three!

The control system is based on a magnet on the users tongue.  In a wheel chair and want an excuse to pierce your tongue…???

Tongue-Controlled Wheelchair Outperforms Sip-and-Puff Wheelchairs. Full story: http://www.news.gatech.edu/features/t…

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