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Supplementary Material for:

Hybrid EEG/EOG-based brain/neural hand exoskeleton restores fully independent daily living activities after quadriplegia

S. R. Soekadar,* M. Witkowski, C. Gómez, E. Opisso, J. Medina, M. Cortese, M. Cempini, M. C. Carozza, L. G. Cohen, N. Birbaumer, N. Vitiello

*Corresponding author. Email: surjo.soekadar{at}

Published 6 December 2016, Sci. Robot. 1, eaag3296 (2016)
DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aag3296

This PDF file includes:

  • Fig. S1. Flowchart of the B/NHE control loop.
  • Fig. S2. Mean SMR-ERD and SMR event-related synchronization during experimental sessions across participants.
  • Fig. S3. Mean FPR in the detection of intended hand-closing motions during hybrid B/NHE control across participants.
  • Fig. S4. Usability and user experience survey using a five-level Likert scale.
  • Fig. S5. Distribution of TRI-HFT scores across participants in each subtest.
  • Table S1. Optimal frequency for SMR-ERD detection across study participants.
  • Supplementary Analysis
  • Supplementary Source Codes and Software
  • Legends for movies S1 to S7

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Summary video (
  • Movie S2 (.mov format). Grasping a bottle and drinking (
  • Movie S3 (.mp4 format). Grasping a fork and eating (
  • Movie S4 (.mov format). Grasping and handing over a credit card (
  • Movie S5 (.mov format). Eating potato chips with “bare” fingers (
  • Movie S6 (.mov format). Signing a document with a pen (
  • Movie S7 (.mov format). Volunteer grasping cutlery at the table border and throwing a dice with the B/NHE (

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