Wednesday, September 8, 2010

LA Times: Electrodes Translate Brain Waves into Words

Researchers from the University of Utah recently made strides toward helping severely disable people communicate. They placed some electrodes directly onto the brain tissue of one subject, had him speak some simple words, and interpreted the data from the electrodes.

Researchers reading the brain waves were able to identify some of the words.

Pretty cool.

The story's here.

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