Congratulations to Peter Ford, Founder and Chairman of Control Bionics, and the winner of Pitch@Palace Commonwealth 1.0.
Pitch@Palace Commonwealth took place at St. James’s Palace in London on Monday 16th April 2018, as part of the Commonwealth Summit. The theme was Human Tech – Benefits for Humanity.
Peter gave a three minute Pitch to the audience at St. James’s Palace on the inspiring work of Control Bionics, and showcased the revolutionary NeuroNode, the world’s first wearable EMG assistive technology device.
The system, beta tested over five years by Professor Stephen Hawking, enables children with cerebral palsy, and people locked in with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries and neuromuscular conditions such as ALS/MND, to communicate through smartphones, tablets and computers, and even control robots across the planet, using only their own neuroelectric signals.
NeuroNode technology has evolved to interface with the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence systems, and advanced engineering vehicles, but continues, at its core, its mission to enable humans to maintain independence and dignity, regardless of any disability or limitation.
Peter now joins the Pitch@Palace Australia Alumni community as the third of our Entrepreneurs to achieve international success at St. James’s Palace in London, alongside Nev Hyman from NevHouse, who won the Pitch@Palace Global Final in December 2017, and Ben Armstrong from Hireup, who came second.
Pitch@Palace Australia will return in November 2018 - more information to follow soon.