Quadriplegic types his way to a new Guinness World Record using his head

Hank Torres is a quadriplegic who also holds a new Guinness World Record for "Fastest Hands-Free Typing" — using his head and mouth.

Pairing a Swype keyboard with Windows 7, a TrackerPro infrared head pointer (for mouse movement) and a Sip-Puff mouth switch (for left and right mouse buttons), Torres was able to claim a new record.

After two unsuccessful attempts, Torres successfully typed "The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human." in 83.09 seconds. It's an impressive feat.

"I'm not only handicapped, but also handi-capable when I have the technology," said an elated Torres while receiving his plaque. It's heartwarming to see someone like Torres keep on tooting on despite his paralysis.

Check out the video of Torres doing his thing with his head and mouth below.

YouTube - MySwype, via Ubergizmo

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