First brain-implanted computer empowers paralyzed patients

A Mount Sinai neurosurgeon recently completed the first-ever procedure to implant a brain-computer interface into a human. The technology, which has been cleared for clinical trials by the FDA, was developed to enable patients who are severely paralyzed to control media devices with their brain signals. With this milestone, Synchron beats out Neuralink, a similar technology being developed by Elon Musk that has not yet been approved for patient insertion.

Source: The Medical Device Business Journal

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