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Crave Ep. 200: Forget maps and let leg electrodes guide you there

Researchers have found a way to get people where they want to go using electrodes attached to the legs. Are humans the future of GPS?

By 18 April 2015


Forget maps and let leg electrodes guide you there, Ep. 200

Crave celebrates its 200th episode with a human cruise control system that's, well, pretty shocking. We check out a bicycle that claims to be the safest in the world, and take a trip to outer space with a doughnut wearing a sprinkles spacesuit. All that, and did we mention that this is the 200th episode of Crave?!

By 18 April 2015


Watch five men control a flying balloon shark with their minds

Using a non-invasive brain-control interface, engineer Chip Audette controlled a balloon shark by closing his eyes.

By 29 September 2015


Tongue electrode lets you taste flavor that isn't there

A team at the National University of Singapore has created an electrode device that sits on the tip of your tongue and simulates the tastes of salty, sweet, bitter, and sour.

By 26 November 2013


Paralysed man walks on his own legs, no exoskeleton involved

A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.

By 25 September 2015


Brain-connected prosthetic hand restores a paralysed man's sense of touch

A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.

By 15 September 2015


Undershirt monitors heart rate with wearable electrodes

These bioelectrodes are made from a conductive fiber and can record just like a regular ECG device.

By 26 July 2013


Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By 22 May 2015


NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad

A wearable input device in the form of a nail sticker could make it easy to control a computer with a subtle swipe. Could nail calls be the new butt dials?

By 17 April 2015


Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By 10 December 2014