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cursor

[kur′sər]
a moving marker or pointer on a computer monitor that indicates a position.

cursor,

n the pointer on a PC monitor or other display that indicates where the next character will be entered.
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Washington, November 19 ( ANI ): In recent years, neuroscientists and neuroengineers working in prosthetics have begun to develop brain-implantable sensors that can measure signals from individual neurons, and after passing those signals through a mathematical decode algorithm, can use them to control computer cursors with thoughts.
AccuPoint is packaged with an onscreen keyboard program called AccuKeys, which allows users to type using only the cursor.
introduced an EMG system for cursor control that interpreted six predefined wrist motions into the cursor actions: left, right, up, down, click, and rest.
You can always find the text box by moving your cursor to bottom of the y-axis and clicking until the text box reappears.
Activity of the neurons is first recorded while a cursor on a computer screen is moved to hit a target using a mouse-like handle.
New to version 6 is support for XP-style icons and cursors.
There have been reports that cursor positioning is inefficient compared with normal positioning movements (MacKenzie, 1992; Maraj, Elliott, Lyons, Roy, & Winchester, 1998), requiring a greater number of corrective submovements.
First, the patients were taught to make their thoughts more "negative" or "positive", which transmitted signals that moved a cursor up or down on a computer screen.
Press the Arrow keys to move the cursor up and down or side to side on the screen.
Aaron Sones, a retired Los Angeles emergency room physician, the mouse shifts the focus of cursor movement from the hands to the feet.