Brainwaves Controlling System Implemented on Ambulatory Assistive Device

Details of the organization
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Multimedia University

Information about the project
Brainwaves Controlling System Implemented on Ambulatory Assistive Device
According to the World Health Organization, number of disabled personnel increase annually. Our innovation is aimed to enable all the immobilized disabled personnel especially for those who suffered from quadruple amputation and neuromuscular disease to regain their mobility. In this innovation, we introduce a wheelchair type ambulatory assistive device which can be directly controlled by human brainwaves. This ambulatory assistive device is equipped with enhancement features in the entire control system to provide comprehensive assistance for the users. Overall, this invention has filed with patents and copyrights; journal and conference papers have been accepted; won several national and international awards.
National implementation: Malaysia
Ongoing from 01/06/2011 to 01/06/2017
PERKESO Rehabilitation Centre Melaka, Malaysia Deakin University, Australia Putra Specialist Hospital, Malaysia National Medical Research Registrar Neurotech (M) Sdn Bhd YIM Technology Resources Sdn Bhd

WSIS information
      * E-health
  • Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
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