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Speech Recognition Tools Look to Play a Crucial Role within EMR

KLAS reviews front-end and back-end speech recognition systems including Nuance, Agfa, Dolbey, and MModal. The latter saw a significant increase in satisfaction with its back-end solution, but a significant decrease in satisfaction of with its front-end solution.

Obama Seeking to Boost Study of Human Brain

The Obama administration is planning to announce plans for a decade-long scientific effort to build a comprehensive map of the human brain, seeking to do for the brain what the human genome project did for genetics.

A sensational breakthrough: the first bionic hand that can feel

Researchers announce a prosthetic hand that will receive command instructions from the brain and send back tactile information about the environment in what will be the first prosthetic capable of bi-directional communication with the brain.

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