Friday, June 22, 2007

Commercial application using the mind to control electronics demonstrated

[visual description: In the foreground a male scientist stares at a monitor while a female sits wearing an electronic cap on her head.]

A possible commercial application that uses thought to control electronic devices does not require an implant like the medical model. Scientists have invented technology that allows a person's thoughts to run a toy train after adding sums or singing a song. Slight changes in a person's brain flow works to move the object.

Commercial applications generally result in a lower cost to the consumer than medical versions which is a plus although there are still issues concerning the size of the equipment used and other things to be "ironed out".

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