This video from Nature.com has been making the Internet rounds for the last week or so. “Impressive” is an understatement.
The star is Cathy Hutchinson, a lady who has had quadriplegia for 15 years and cannot speak, either. We see how new technology makes it possible for her to control a robotic arm with her thoughts to pick up a cup of coffee and drink from it. Look at the delight on her face! Puts many things into perspective.
Original post: Nature.com – Paralysis. Original article: Reach and grasp by people with tetraplegia using a neurally controlled robotic arm.