Tag Results for Audeo (3)

  1. The sound of silence

    Perhaps the most impressive demonstration at Demofall 07, being held this week in San Diego, came from one of the youngest entrepreneurs in attendance. Twenty-four-year-old Michael Callahan, a recent graduate of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, attended the conference as part of a group of three young innovators identified by the Kauffman Foundation. During panel discussion with these young entrepreneurs, a departure from the usual one-company-at-a-time-for-six-minutes Demo format, Callahan stood silently staring at his computer, wearing a sensor placed against his neck, and made the computer speak for him. The technology, which he calls Audeo, as reported in Spectrum's automation …

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  2. 'Thought-reading' system controls wheelchair and synthesizes speech

    Although some people claim their mouths operate independently of their brains, that's not usually the case. The brain sends neurological signals to the larynx, which converts them into sound. Now, what if we could use those larynx nerve signals to control things? That's exactly what a company called Ambient is doing. Its Audeo technology basically converts "unspoken speech" (neurological signals flowing through larynx nerves when a person thinks about speaking) into control commands that can be used to guide a motorized wheelchair (video above) or synthesize speech. Pretty amazing!

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  3. 'Thought-reading' system controls wheelchair and synthesizes speech

    Although some people claim their mouths operate independently of their brains, that's not usually the case. The brain sends neurological signals to the larynx, which converts them into sound. Now, what if we could use those larynx nerve signals to control things? That's exactly what a company called Ambient is doing. Its Audeo technology basically converts "unspoken speech" (neurological signals flowing through larynx nerves when a person thinks about speaking) into control commands that can be used to guide a motorized wheelchair (video above) or synthesize speech. Pretty amazing! The …

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