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Can We Unlock Locked In Syndrome V0.2


Presentation I made at the recent Bar Camp North East 2, asking for feedback about my ideas re technology relating to Locked In syndrome

Presentation I made at the recent Bar Camp North East 2, asking for feedback about my ideas re technology relating to Locked In syndrome

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  • 1. © Justin Souter 2009 1 CAN WE UNLOCK LOCKED- IN SYNDROME? Justin Souter 27/05/2009 [Souter Consulting Limited] – but in a personal capacity
  • 2. 2 This is a call for help I’m looking for assistance to potentially create a system to help someone with a profound disability This is something I want to take forward at a very gentle pace because of other commitments © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  • 3. Scenario 3  We know someone with Locked-in Syndrome  The Groom can only communicate by blinking  We went to their wedding  Groom used a tool called My Tobii  The family is fairly traumatised because of what happened  Hypothesis  Use headset to communicate with the world © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  • 4. Content to review 4  Video of The Diving Bell & the Butterfly   My Tobii -  My first blog post on this - bell-and-butterfly-irl-1.html © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  • 5. Videos from Emotiv 5  Wheelchair demo -  Trade show -  Developer overview -  Emotiv detections - © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  • 6. Emotive has an SDK (Emotiv site) 6  The Emotiv SDK gives  Elemnts of SDK developers  The Affectiv™ suite unparalleled access to measures discrete a user's mind. emotional states.  The Emotiv EPOC™  The Cognitiv™ suite platform showcases detects conscious thoughts. the latest  The Expressiv™ suite advancements in can identify facial Brain-Computer expressions in real- Interface (BCI) neuro- time. technology. © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  • 7. (sort of) Call to action 7  Realistically I don’t  Eating an elephant want to send hares  Byte-sized chunks running  Elephant eating party  But I’d like to  Need for gradually explore sensitivity, not possibilities intrusive etc.  I don’t have a budget  Please could I have some gentle pointers? © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  • 8. Souter Consulting Limited 8  What can I do for you?  Please contact me to see how we can work together!  Justin Souter     07717 725504 © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009