System to Communicate Disabled People with Environment Using Brain-Computer Interfaces

  • Natalia Browarska
  • Tomasz Stach
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 720)


In this chapter a project of a system to communicate disabled people with environment using Brain-Computer Interfaces was described. The user interface was developed basing on a pictogram writing system. In the test phase EPOC+ Neuroheadset by Emotiv was used. The system was adapted for a young disabled girl with Dandy-Walker syndrome (DWS). The girl uses this type of communication with her family under the care of a speech therapist on a daily basis.


BCI EEG signal Pictogram writing system Disabled people 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatic Control and InformaticsOpole University of TechnologyOpolePoland

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