Tuesday, March 31, 2009

I Want My Super RoboBio Body? | Honda Connects Brain Thoughts With Robotics

It's amazing and frightening in many ways just trying to imagine what this can lead us to. The head gear for example kind of reminds me of the early space gear. In the future(near or far) it may be a small patch, or an implant.

Honda connects brain thoughts with robotics

"Opening a car trunk or controlling a home air conditioner could become just a wish away with Honda's new technology that connects thoughts inside a brain with robotics.

Honda Motor Co. has developed a way to read patterns of electric currents on a person's scalp as well as changes in cerebral blood flow when a person thinks about four simple movements _ moving the right hand, moving the left hand, running and eating.

Honda succeeded in analyzing such thought patterns, and then relaying them as wireless commands for Asimo, its human-shaped robot.."



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