Paralyzed man regains use of his right arm

Paralyzed man regains use of his right arm SALT LAKE CITY (March 30, 2017) – Bill Kochevar, paralyzed from the shoulders down after a cycling accident, has regained control of his right arm as a result of the work done by researchers at Case Western Reserve University. This groundbreaking research utilized Blackrock’s Utah Array as…

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Blackrock Microsystems powers experimental system that enabled patients with paralysis to type fast and accurately in a clinical trial

Blackrock Microsystems powers experimental system that enabled patients with paralysis to type fast and accurately in a clinical trial SALT LAKE CITY (February 21, 2017) – A team led by two researchers from Stanford University recently reported a breakthrough powered by Blackrock Microsystems’ technology: The scientists implanted a brain-computer-interface (BCI) that enabled three patients with…

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Blackrock Microsystems’ wireless technology is being displayed at the London Science Museum

Blackrock Microsystems’ wireless technology is being displayed at the London Science Museum LONDON (February 7, 2017) – Blackrock Microsystems’ wireless technology is a crucial part of an exhibition in the London Science Museum, highlighting the work being done by Grégoire Courtine and his team at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. The exhibition…

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Obama fist-bumps Blackrock technology empowered patient

Obama fist-bumps Blackrock technology empowered patient October 14, 2016 SALT LAKE CITY (October 14, 2016)—Blackrock Microsystems’ technology has again been part of a groundbreaking medical achievement: Nathan Copeland had his sense of touch restored via a Utah Array-controlled robotic hand – and fist-bumped Obama with it. “It’s amazing. Pretty cool. I couldn’t be prouder of…

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