Start-up Inclusive Brains wants to promote professional integration with AI

You have a nugget and a future world leader! », enthuses Jean-Luc Chauvin, president of the JRC Aix-Marseille Provence (CCIAMP), describing the innovation of theInclusive Brains. The young company from Marseille, specialized in Artificial intelligence (AI) and neurotechnology, developed digital twins of the human brain to compensate, in part, for the loss of mobility and/or control of limbs, sometimes voice, in people with sensorimotor disabilities. With one goal: reinsert these people often excluded of the professional and educational world.

Direct link between the brain (brain control) and connected objects

The digital twins designed by this start-up correspond to virtual coverings of organs in the human body. The development of these is done using a new generation of brain-machine interfaces. This process is a direct linkage system between a brain and a computer, allowing a person to perform tasks without going through the action of their peripheral nerves and muscles. He can then control various objects connected by thought (or mental command), without using his hands, arms, or legs.

Seduced by this innovation, CCIAMP signed, on June 14th, a partnership agreement with Inclusive Brains and aims to promote the inclusion and professional integration of people with motor and/or cognitive disabilities, supporting this young person in his approach. “We will be successful when we find enough jobs to allow all people with disabilities to have a job to integrate them into the world of work, but above all in life. “, says Jean-Luc Chauvin. For example, the Chamber plans to hostan intern with a disability in your communications department. Will be commissioned in an editorial support. Your thoughts can be transcribed on the computer.

Real-life testing and working conditions

For Paul Barbaste, president and co-founder ofInclusive Brains with Olivier Oullier, the mission is ” promoting disability as an engine of economic growth “. It also certifies that ” a quadriplegic person will be able to write a document by thinking. He also promises a reasonable price to acquire this technology. “ Like any innovative company, we need funding, but above all from people and organizations that, like CCIAMP, trust us. So that we can test and improve our self-funded prototype under real living and working conditions. The objective is to democratize our interfaces to help as many people with disabilities as possible to study and integrate into professional life. This partnership is therefore an important step in our development. “, explain the two founders.

Having recently joined La French Tech Aix-Marseille Région Sud, Inclusive Brains will also join CL’Hub Bouches-du-Rhône, a chamber club that connects committed companies with partners for inclusion in the department.

AI will be tested at the Mona Lisa exhibition

To highlight your innovation, Inclusive Brains offers to test it out as part of The exhibition “The Mona Lisa, immersive exhibition, visible until August 21, at the Palais de la Bourse in Marseille. The principle is simple: Volunteer visitors will use an original solution that combines a digital twin to reproduce Leonardo da Vinci’s brushstroke while integrating their own emotions. For this, they will be equipped with a device that records their brain activity, their movements and their facial expressions. The data will be processed and integrated into the work combining the artist’s style and the subjectivity of the painter of a day.

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These interfaces can also be tested at events organized by Riality, CCIAMP’s artificial intelligence laboratory.

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