15 Results for

brain-computer interfaces

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'60 Minutes' examines brain-computer interface

The CBS TV news magazine follows a researcher who hopes to decode the language of the brain to help humans who have suffered strokes.

By November 2, 2008

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DIY mind-control interface on Kickstarter

A new Kickstarter campaign wants to put an affordable, open-source brain-computer interface kit in the hands of anyone with a computer.

By December 11, 2013

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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Scientist controls colleague's hand in first human brain-to-brain interface

University of Washington researcher Rajesh Rao sends a brain signal to Andrea Stocco via the Internet, causing Stocco's right hand to move on a keyboard.

By August 27, 2013

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Cyborgs to vie in Olympics for robot-assisted athletes

Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.

By March 27, 2014

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By February 11, 2014

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Mind-controlled cursor may be easier than previously thought

University of Washington researchers discover that, when learning to control a cursor with thoughts alone, the brain behaves within mere minutes as if it is performing basic motor skills.

By June 11, 2013

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Mind-controlled quadcopter takes to the air

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have designed an interface that lets humans control a flying robot using their thoughts alone.

By June 5, 2013

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Scientists start hacking minds with cheap EEG gear

Inexpensive brain-computer interfaces could be used maliciously to obtain private information such as PINs stored in one's memory, according to researchers. Are you ready for brain spyware?

By August 27, 2012

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New mini sensor can measure brain's magnetic activity

The device could prove useful in brain-computer interfaces, testing for traumatic brain injuries, and more.

By April 20, 2012