1 Company Presentation TKS A/S Innovative and protected Technologies connecting disabled people to the world Introducing the itongue concept 2011 Hør om udviklingens vej til hvordan teknologien tungestyring er kommet ud til Hør om udviklingens vej til, hvordan teknologien tungestyring er kommet ud til brugeren og bidrager til at gøre funktionsnedsatte personer mere selvstændige. Bliv også klogere på teknologiens fremtidige anvendelsesmuligheder.
2 Hvorfor bruge tungen 1. Innervated by a brain nerve. (Innerveres af en Hjerne nerve) 2. Limited muscle fatigue (Begrænset muskeltræthed) 3. Functional Conservation of diseases. (Funktionsbevarelse ved sygdomme) 4. Unaffected by muscular spasms. (upåvirket af muskulære spasmer) 5. Invisibel
3 Tongue Control device from TKS
4 itongue Keyboard Mus/Joystik 10 mm
5 System applications build in Today Wireless 2.4GHz Radio Intra oral device Ferromagnetic tongue piercing Control unit Wheelchair interface PC Bluetooth Tablet Smart phone
6 User Tongue Mouth Piece Unit SmartHand Central Unit Cable Wheelchair interface Cable SmartHouse Control PC Mouse/Keyboard Smartphone
7 IPR EU, USA & Japan (secured) Patent 1 (censor based). Patent 2 (Build in wireless communication). 1 mw (Mobile phone 2W)
8 Product strategy By who and where can it be used.
9 Potential users Physically disabled (upper limbs/hands) by illness or accident: Spinal cord Cerebral palsy (CP) Sclerosis patients Laryngectomy-patients (speech and tongue control training) Amputees Others with reduced mobility entitled to rehabilitation solutions Physically disabled (arms/hands) due to aging Parkinsons Rheumatism Professionals who need an extra hand (future development) Surgeons - needed extra hand Game players - to add extra dimension/control Pilots needed - extra hand
10 Tongue control innovation to current alternatives TONGUE CONTROL LOMAK keyboard Trackballs Brain waves Joysticks Eye trackers Switch access Alternative keyboard and mouse devices Graphic tablets Touchpads Sip andpuff Mike with speech recognition Foot mice Touch Screens
11 Tongue control applied to environmental control blue applications marked to be CE marked short term An extra hand; Surgents, Pilots. Electrical wheelchairs Alternative computer access PC/internet Gaming (works via PC) TKS itongue (mouse and Keyboard) Ipad and Smart phone Hand prothesis (SmartHand) Smart Home (Via PC) Telecare SmartHouse Electrical beds, doors, windows.
12 Value proposition Institutional customers and End users The institutional customers - automation Releasing work force resources for caregivers The user is integrated with self service procedures on-line End users Improved QoL and self management - Think about it! Invisible Follows the user (in and outdoor) Key pad and mouse pad in one system more than just a joystick Easy to use and quick sensor activation with less muscle use Superior reliability Integrated with other units
13 Partnerbased co operation We are currently working towards a partnership. The itongue product will be launched at the Health & Rehab exhibition at the Bella center in May 2012.
14 Team and partners of TKS Core team Gert Spender, CEO Eugen R. Lontis, PhD, development engineer (sensor technology design) Henrik V. Christensen, PhD, development engineer (electronics) Thomas Jensen, B.Sc. IT, development engineer (software) Hugo Bertelsen, interim technical project manager Clinicaltrial partners andregulatoryassistance assistance Lotte N.S. Andreasen Struijk, PhD (scientist and inventor), principal investigator Bo Bentsen (dentist) system encapsulation and materials Dirk Leonhart (dental chief technician), Aarhus Dental College Michael Gaihede, principal clinical investigator, Aalborg Hospital Morten Haugland (reviewer), founder of Neurodan, currently scientific specialist of Medotech Hugo Bertelsen Consulting, Internal quality assurance and regulatory DMD Consulting, Poul Schmidt Andersen, Managing Partner, B.Sc.E.E, B.Comm, Compliance with EU and US regulatory requirements Main connected researchers Lotte N.S. Andreasen Struijk, PhD, Associated dprofessor AAU Eugen R. Lontis, PhD, development engineer (sensor technology design) Hector A. Caltenco, PhD student (smart dictionary for the key pad) Daniel Johansen, PhD student (SmartHand, control ofa hand prosthesis) The user group.
15 Contact information TKS A/S Niels Jernes vej 10 DK 9220 Aalborg Denmark Chairman of the Board TKS A/S: Carl Erik Jørgensen, Portfolio Manager, Novi Innovation Phone: E mail: CEO TKS A/S: Gert Spender Phone: (Office), (mobile), E mail: technology.dk