Good vibrations aid mind-controlled steering

 作者:微生岿鸯     |      日期:2019-03-08 04:12:01
By Paul Marks IDENTIFYING telltale brain patterns promises to usher in a new era in which all manner of objects can be controlled by thought. But telling brain patterns apart is devilishly difficult. Now cybernetics researchers think a mild buzz from the gadgets that make phones vibrate will focus the mind. Controlling electric wheelchairs using the power of the mind is emerging as a realistic option for some people with neurodegenerative conditions such as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Several groups have already developed such thought-controlled wheelchairs, including Francisco Sepulveda‘s team at the University of Essex in Colchester,