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February 6, 2006

Computer Thought Control

Nikkei Weekly reports that researchers at the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research have developed software that allows a user to move an on-screen cursor using thought alone (see summary here). The software receives signals from an electroencephalograph, which monitors brain waves read by electrodes attached to the user's head.

Posted by Robert at February 6, 2006 1:52 PM
category: Miscellaneous

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