Brain port device. 1. Brain Port Device By- Sneha Sambhaji Patil Ragini Kishor Thorat Sujata Shivaji Pisal; 2. Introduction What is Brain Port. BrainPort® is a device that can compensate for lost eyesight. It can also help to improve your balance after a stroke, brain injury, and a range of vestibular. Key Words: Brainport Vision Device, Tongue Device,. Electrotactile Stimulation for sensory substitution. 1. INTRODUCTION. Introduction. A blind woman sits .

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Within several days I was seeing more clearly after six years of brain fog.

The encoded signal represents differences in pixel data as differences in pulse characteristics such as frequency, amplitude and duration. The dizziness and balance problems have turned my life upside down. Retrieved from ” https: Perhaps curing the common cold. Her residual effect progressed to multiple hours, to days, and then to four months.

The human brain is able to interpret these impulses as visual signals and they are then redirected to the visual cortex, allowing the person to “see.

Brain port device or TDU

Consequently, they discovered that the balancing effects lasted after Cheryl removed the hat. You may be very surprised what you find. The results were so great that I purchased my own device and brought it back home. I have benefited from this technology Brainport by Wicab Ltd and the results have been very real after trying many different rehabilitation methods to overcome vestibular problems.


BrainPort is a technology whereby sensory information can be sent to one’s brain through an electrode array which sits atop the tongue.

Sensory substitution for bilateral vestibular loss (TDU):

I have to train twice a day for twenty minutes or the effects will wear off then my balance does get worse. The BrainPort Vision Device.

Because of a popular book rbainport by a psychiatrist, Norman Doidge, “The brain that changes itself”, this device has attained a “cult” status, populated by desperate people who want magical fix to their problems. For example, ina team of researchers tested 12 healthy adults to see if they could stand still with their eyes closed.

It also follows that potential patients with balance disorders should not “throw good money after bad”, and make attempts to purchase this expensive and implausible device. The subjects perceived the objects as braunport there” in front of them, separate from their own bodies. The exercises I did while having the tongue stimulator in my mouth were no more complicated than those I did in standard balance rehabilitation.

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I bdainport left with many neurological deficits. Sensory devices do not work that way. Last saved on February 25, The CPU runs a program that turns the camera’s electrical information into a spatially encoded signal. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

One of the most common questions at this point is, “Are they really seeing?


This technology uses the tongue because it is more sensitive and a better electrical conductor than other areas of the body, such as dfvice hands or the back.

Retrieved 4 October Or claim that using the Brainport will restore vision to a blind person, after the device has been turned off. I am not back to normal, but the quality of my life is much improved.


This article related to medical equipment is a stub. The subjects could still feel the pulses on their tongue, but they could also perceive images generated from those pulses by their brain. Or brainpory put this another way, suppose that someone claimed that a hearing aid, still worked, after the device was in the drawer.

In this scenario, a camera picks up the image of the surrounding, the information is processed by a chip which converts it into impulses which are sent through an electrode array, via the tongue, to the person’s brain. The brain eventually learns to interpret and use the information coming from the tongue as if it were coming from the eyes. It has also been developed for use as a visual aid, demonstrating its ability to allow a blind person to see his or her surroundings in polygonal and pixel form.

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