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Almost paralyzed graffiti writer creates the Eyewriter allowing ALS patients to draw

Shared by tmmramalho on 2014-11-06 15:12

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He teamed-up with members of Free Art and Technology, OpenFrameworks, the Graffiti Research Lab, and The Ebeling Group communities to create a device that would allow anyone in a similar situation to draw through eye-motion.

"Art is a tool of empowerment and social change, and I consider myself blessed to be able to create and use my work to promote health reform, bring awareness about ALS and help others", Tempt said.

Adapted from: http://www.eyewriter.org/
http://vimeo.com/6376466

This solution shall not include mention to the use of drugs, chemicals or biologicals (including food); invasive devices; offensive, commercial or inherently dangerous content. This solution was not medically validated. Proceed with caution! If you have any doubts, please consult with a health professional.

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Tony Quan, born in USA, also known as Tempt, is a graffiti writer who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2003. The condition left him almost paralyzed, only with the ability to move his eyes.

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