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Resistopalatography as an Assistive Technology for users with Spinal Cord Injuries

Horne, Robert, Kelly, Stephen W., Sharp, Paul (2015) Resistopalatography as an Assistive Technology for users with Spinal Cord Injuries. In: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE. . pp. 4367-4370. IEEE (doi:10.1109/EMBC) (KAR id:53599)

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Abstract

Translating a desired user’s input using Conventional methods such as a keyboard and mouse for the computer, or a joystick for a wheelchair, is a major challenge faced by users whom have no limb control. This paper describes an iteration of Resistopalatography, a method using the tongue as a pointing device to emulate the use of the hand

dental retainer plate to measure the tongue’s pressure against the hard palate. The position and force of the tongue

against the sensors can be translated into mouse cursor or wheelchair joystick equivalents.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Poster)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/EMBC
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Steve Kelly
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2016 16:09 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:32 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/53599 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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