brain-computer interface

Quadriplegic controls two prosthetics with thoughts

Quadriplegic controls two prosthetics with thoughts

Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.

Brain-controlled computers are becoming a reality, but major hurdles remain

Brain-controlled computers are becoming a reality, but major hurdles remain

More researchers and companies are moving into the brain-computer interfaces, yet major challenges remain, from user training to the reality of invasive brain implant procedures.

Brain-computer allows paralysed patients to text

Brain-computer allows paralysed patients to text

Two ALS patients, implanted with a brain-computer interface via the jugular vein and without the need for open brain surgery, successfully controlled their personal computer through direct thought.

A computer reads and predicts thoughts

A computer reads and predicts thoughts

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed a technique in which a computer models visual perception by monitoring human brain signals.

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Linking the human brain to a computer is usually only seen in science fiction, but now scientists have harnessed the power of 3D printing to bring the technology one step closer to reality.

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Researchers have developed a revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind.