Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Remote control ... using your brain!

There are many ways in which the interface between humans and computers has evolved in recent years, however I think that the biggest jumps are about to occur. This article is an example of just how far things are progressing. We are now able to isolate specific thoughts with electrodes placed strategically around the scalp.

My thoughts are not about how to detect thoughts of walking ... but instead how the detection of thoughts can be converted to new forms of communications. What if I could think about sending a message to you, and the computer would generate an e-mail or an SMS message to you? I actually think that research like this is taking us closer and closer to 'artificial telepathy' ... technology that will allow us to 'think' to each other.
Computer users move themselves with the mind. Computer scientists have created a brain-computer interface that can read your thoughts. It allows you to stroll down a virtual street. All you have to do is think about walking.

The technology detects brain waves by using electrodes placed at st... [KurzweilAI.net Accelerating Intelligence News]


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