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brain-computer interfaces

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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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Neurobridge device allows quadriplegic to move his own hand

A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.

By June 24, 2014

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Scary or cool? Directors can track how that film makes you feel

Behind the scenes: What happens when you wear a biosensor to the movies? CNET's Stephen Shankland traveled to Cannes to find out.

By June 19, 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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Gesture recognition will be a slam-dunk, startup head says (Q&A)

User interfaces are changing with touch, voice, and -- now -- gestures. EyeSight Mobile CEO Gideon Shmuel believes gesture recognition will transform our expectations of PCs, phones, TVs, and tablets.

By February 11, 2014

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Control a rat with your brain

Harvard scientists create an interface that allows humans to move a rat's tail just by thinking about it.

By August 1, 2013

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Fast fiber: Apps coming at 70 percent the speed of light

No Google Fiber? No problem -- at least not for developers, some of whom are already writing apps for the coming Gigabit Ethernet world.

By June 18, 2013