Paralyzed people control a tablet with their thoughts

Paralyzed people control a tablet with their thoughts

Image of the software being used.

Technology is getting more and more advanced every day. We could soon have paralyzed people using devices with their thoughts. A U.S. based organisation known as BrainGate is using thoughts to control a mobile device.


The technology uses small sensors that collect data from the brain. The small sensors send the data to the mobile device making the device controllable. Three trial participants have used the technology with Google Nexus 9 Tablets and they have done tasks such as sending emails, checking the weather, stream music and sharing videos. The participants have also noted that it feels more natural to use compared to using a traditional keyboard and mouse.


Read more about it in this article: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/braingate-paralysis-use-tablets/


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Nicholas Guarnaccia
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