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Patient wearing the auditory cueing system.

Patient wearing the auditory cueing system.

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Gait impairments often hinder the mobility of people living with Parkinson’s. Even though effective therapeutic options exist, with time, progression of the condition is likely to restrict their effect. Auditory cueing has been used as an alternative to improve the gait of people living with Parkinson’s, however, existing solutions offer limited cu...

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... address some of these limitations, an automatic, versatile and configurable Auditory Cueing System (ACS) has been developed to fit patient needs and tackle motor symptoms in PD. Our prototype uses a smartphone and a headset available on the market, being able to provide cueing automatically (Figure 1). It can be personalized to the user, by selecting an appropriate type of stimuli (including music) or fitting synthesized sounds to the characteristics of the gait of each patient. ...
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... developed a wearable, customizable, and automated Auditory Cueing System (ACS) to stimulate gait in PD (Figure 1). An off-the-shelf Android smartphone was used to generate and manipulate auditory cues and stream them via Bluetooth to a commercial headset. ...