CTV MONTRÉAL | Meet 'Milo', a mind-controlled, McGill-created, automated wheelchair

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Published: 29Apr2019

Some students at McGill University are taking the idea of “mind over matter” to a whole new level: they’ve developed a wheelchair that moves using your imagination.

Thirty five McGill students came together on their own time and designed “Milo” in just 30 days.

“Milo is a brain-controlled wheelchair that relies on imagined movement to turn. So when you imagine turning your right hand you can turn right and when you imagine turning your left hand you can turn left,” explained Danielle Nadin, who worked on data collection.

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