About This Blog

Automating Invention is Robert Plotkin's blog on the impact of computer-automated inventing on the future of invention and patent law.

Click here for latest videos.

News Feeds

« Software That Learns on the Job | Main | "New" Interviews with ENIAC Co-Inventor J. Presper Eckert »

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


Post a comment

Thanks for signing in, . Now you can comment. (sign out)

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)

Remember me?