Thought-controlled robots a reality

June 2013
Medical Device Daily;6/10/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 111, Special section p1
The article reports on a non-invasive system made by researchers at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis that allows people to control flying robots using their minds. The brain signals were transmitted to a computer and be translated into Wi-Fi commands to a four-blade flying robot. According to the researchers, the brain-computer interface system functions by taking advantage of the geography of the motor cortex. They stressed that their device was controlled by wearing a high-tech hat.


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