Thursday, January 15, 2015

Using Brain Waves to Control Electronic Devices

Researchers are commercializing a new technology that has been undergoing research for over a decade. It is a device that attaches to the skull and communicates with a brain implant that picks up thoughts and transmits them to nearby devices. The result is that the user can control the remote devices with their thoughts.

This technology has major implications for people who are paralyzed, and that is the focus of the first planned implementations. Here's a writeup.

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