Thought-controlled wheelchair

Thought-controlled wheelchair

C011/6880 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Thought-controlled wheelchair. Researcher testing a brain-machine interface being used to control a wheelchair. This system uses sixteen EEG electrodes attached to a skull cap (white) and placed in contact with the user's scalp on the upper part of the skull. After a period of training with the computer control system (accessed here through a laptop), which includes elements of artificial intelligence, the user can send steering instructions by thought alone. Photographed at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. This technology was developed at the EPFL's neuroprosthetics centre in 2010.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2010, 21st century, adult, ai, artificial, artificial intelligence, bionic, brain activity, brain actuated, brain control, brain machine interface, brain waves, brainwaves, caucasian, centre for neuroprosthetics, computer, computer scientist, cybernetic, cybernetics, developing, device, disability, disabled, ecole polytechnique federale de lausanne, eeg, electrical, electrode, electrodes, electroencephalography, electronic, epfl, equipment, europe, european, human, implant, lab, laboratory, laptop, lausanne, male, man, medical, medicine, michele tavella, mind control, mind controlled, mobility impaired, neural, neurological, neurology, neuroprosthetic, neuroprosthetics, new, paralysed, paralysis, paraplegia, paraplegic, patient, people, person, pioneer, pioneering, prosthesis, prosthetic, prosthetics, research, research and development, researcher, rolex learning center, shared control, skull cap, skullcap, surgery, surgical, swiss, switzerland, technological, technology, test, test subject, testing, thought control, thought controlled, university, wheelchair, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.