Intel to make an interface to help Stephen Hawkins communicate faster
Intel , the world’s largest and most valued chip maker, has revealed that it is working on an interface that will boost the scientist’s speech to up to 10 words per minute. Currently, Hawkins rate of communication is 1 word per minute. Hawking has a motor neurone disease related toAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a condition that has progressed over the years. He is almost entirely paralysed and communicates through a speech generating device.