Man-Machine interface in Gamer’s (near) future?

Startup Emotiv Systems is hoping to crack the code on human-computer interaction with a unique technology, based on “unfolding” the cerebral cortex, to connect wetware to hardware and software, moving virtual objects with the mind…The brain signal data acquired via the headset (prototype at right) is streamed wirelessly to a receiver box connected to a computer. Proprietary software and silicon is used to measure and interpret the electrical signals, which represent signatures for various states or activities, said Randy Breen, chief product officer. Game developers can calibrate the sensitivity of settings and determine interactions based on the Emotiv data.

Read this item from ZDNet’s Between the Lines. Previously from WNM: Mind-Machine Interface within the decade and The Age of Man-Machine; Brain and Chip merge.

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