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             CAN WE UNLOCK LOCKED-
             IN SYNDROME?
             Justin Souter
27/05...
2         This is a call for help
          I’m looking for assistance to potentially create a
          system to help so...
Scenario
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       We know someone with Locked-in Syndrome
       The Groom can only communicate by blinking
       We...
Content to review
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       Video of The Diving Bell & the Butterfly
         http://www.thedivingbellmovie.co.uk/

   ...
Videos from Emotiv
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         Wheelchair demo  -
          http://emotiv.com/INDS_2/inds_2_1.html
         Trade show ...
Emotive has an SDK (Emotiv site)
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       The Emotiv SDK gives        Elemnts of SDK
        developers               ...
(sort of) Call to action
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       Realistically I don’t      Eating an elephant
        want to send hares           ...
Souter Consulting Limited
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       What can I do for you?
       Please contact me to see how we can work
        toge...
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Can We Unlock Locked In Syndrome V0.2

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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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Can We Unlock Locked In Syndrome V0.2

  1. 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. 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. 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. 4. Content to review 4  Video of The Diving Bell & the Butterfly  http://www.thedivingbellmovie.co.uk/  My Tobii - http://emotiv.com/corporate/1_0/1_1.htm  My first blog post on this - http://wellbanked.blogspot.com/2008/03/divin- bell-and-butterfly-irl-1.html © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  5. 5. Videos from Emotiv 5  Wheelchair demo - http://emotiv.com/INDS_2/inds_2_1.html  Trade show - http://emotiv.com/INDS_2/inds_2_2.html  Developer overview - http://emotiv.com/corporate/1_0/1_1.htm  Emotiv detections - http://emotiv.com/corporate/1_0/1_1.htm © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009
  6. 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. 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. 8. Souter Consulting Limited 8  What can I do for you?  Please contact me to see how we can work together!  Justin Souter  Justin.souter@souterconsulting.eu  http://twitter.com/souterconsults  http://souterconsulting.eu  07717 725504 © Justin Souter 2009 27/05/2009

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