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Blackrock Microsystems’ BCI Technology Selected for Collaboration with Republic of Poland Collaboration Brings Together Country’s Leading Research Institution and Neurotechnology Start-Up SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, September 16, 2019 – Last week, Blackrock Microsystems, LLC, Neuro Device Group SA, and a group of doctors, scientists and engineers from the Medical University...
Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again By Ed Cara for Gizmodo  24 July 2019 Keven Walgamott using the LUKE to hold and move an egg (left) and pick grapes (right). Photo: George, et al (Science Robotics) Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects...
Man with brain implant on Musk’s Neuralink: “I would play video games” By Antonio Regalado for MIT Technology Review  19 July 2019 Nathan Copeland was one of the first people fitted with a brain implant after an accident left him paralyzed. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH MEDICAL CENTER Nathan Copeland, a pioneering...
Research Moves Closer to Brain-Machine Interface Autonomy By Laurie Fickman for the University of Houston  11 June 2019 Findings Could Help Seamlessly Integrate Prosthetics By examining the interactions between single-neuron activities and the information flowing to these neurons, biomedical engineering Professor Joe Francis found that a brain-computer interface, a form...
Utah Innovation Empowers International Collaboration to Achieve Natural Hearing Restoration Utah Array Moves from Brain to Auditory Nerve, Making Hearing Restoration Possible SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, March 19, 2019 – Blackrock Microsystems LLC (Blackrock), manufacturer of neural connectivity technologies, including the Utah Array and Utah Slant Array, announced today that...
Degrees of Freedom A scientist’s work linking minds and machines helps a paralyzed woman escape her body. By Raffi Khatchadourian November 19, 2018 For eighteen years, Jan Scheuermann has been paralyzed from the neck down. She is six feet tall, and she spends all day and all night in a...
Blackrock Microsystems on HBO VICE for Brain Control Interface By HBO VICE 5 October 2018 “This is my footprint in the sands of time when I finally pass away … “ Dennis Degray – BCI Patient Stanford University What a compelling statement underscoring why we do what we do here...
Playing Piano With a Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm By Quartz 01 June 2018 Johnny Matheny plays piano with his mind-controlled robotic arm–the first to be taken home by a patient for testing. The first person to live with a mind-controlled robotic arm is teaching himself piano. Johnny Matheny has spent the...
Brain Implants Allow Paralysed Patients to Move Limbs By Sarah Murray for the Financial Times  04 March 2018 Prosthetics controlled by human thought via computer show promise in clinical trials Bill Kochevar was able to reach with his paralysed arm and hand in a clinical trial last year © CASE...
How to Control a Machine Using Your Mind By Emma Woollacott Technology of Business reporter for BBC  2 February 2018 Imagine being able to make a machine do your bidding with your thoughts alone, no button pressing, typing, screen tapping or fumbling with remote controls, just brain power. Well, this sci-fi...