Software that detects concussions by analyzing the voice
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A tablet-based test will be able to detect concussions immediately by analyzing the victim's voice.
The software will require that a person first recite a selection of words before the event. Using this baseline, the person will then recite the same words after a potentially concussive episode, which will allow the software to analyze any variations that will indicate a concussion, such as distorted vowels or hyper nasality.
The system will also prevent athletes from being able to downplay their symptoms in order to stay in the game.