The robot that can be controlled by the brainwaves of a paraplegic person wearing an electrode-fitted cap Photo: Alain Herzog / EPFL
Mind-Controlled Robot For Paraplegics Unveiled -- The Telegraph
A robot that can be controlled by the brainwaves of a paraplegic person wearing an electrode-fitted cap has been unveiled.
A paralysed man at a hospital in the Swiss town of Sion demonstrated the device, sending a mental command to a computer in his room, which transmitted it to another computer that moved a small robot 37 miles away in Lausanne.
The system was developed by Jose Millan, a professor at the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne who specialises in non-invasive interfaces between machines and the brain.
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