A headset that reads your brainwaves

Tan Le’s astonishing new computer interface reads its user’s brainwaves, making it possible to control virtual objects, and even physical electronics, with mere thoughts. Demo from TED [wp_youtube]fVhggGSjXVg?t=6s[/wp_youtube] A myriad of uses for input control.  

Emotiv EPOC Headset Hacked

Back in 2008 on this blog I reported on Emotiv epoc headset development and flagged its potential for thought control input. A few days ago H+ magazine blog featured an interview with Cody Brocious Cody Brocious has created Cody’s Emokit project, an open source library for reading data directly from the Emotiv EPOC EEG headset.Continue reading “Emotiv EPOC Headset Hacked”

The future of brain-controlled devices – CNN.com

CNN report on the future of brain controlled devices. In part : “Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) come in two varieties. Noninvasive techniques use electrodes placed on the scalp to measure electrical activity. Invasive procedures implant electrodes directly into the brain. In both cases, the devices interact with a computer to produce a wide variety of applications,Continue reading “The future of brain-controlled devices – CNN.com”