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Mindwalker – mind-controlled exoskeleton could help disabled people

By Damir Beciri
10 March 2013

mindwalker-project-1An international group of researchers from Europe is working on the Mind-controlled orthosis and VR-training environment for walk empowering (Mindwalker) project – a project where they devise a system that could help individuals with spinal cord injury. Aside helping people with spinal cord injury, this combination of an exoskeleton and a brain-machine interface could also… »


Emotiv EPOC – an accessible mind-cotrolled headgear

By Damir Beciri
One Comment2 May 2009

emotivpr-img_3.jpgAt a company called Emotiv a few dozen scientists have developed the gear and software that quite literally read the mind and it’s going to hit the mass market in this year. For it’s relatively low price (comparing to similar yet more complicated and robust), you will be able to vaporize onscreen enemies with an… »

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Roomba senses owners emotions

By Damir Beciri
24 April 2009

paul_with_roomba.jpgThis article combines two of our previous stories. The concept of controlling a robot using emotions instead of traditional controls is one of the emerging technologies which will help both humans and robots to interact more naturally. A group of researchers from Calgary University, Canada decided to explore the development of a robot that would… »

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Honda’s “Brain Machine Interface”

By Damir Beciri
17 April 2009

hondarobotsystem.jpgHonda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd. (HRI-JP), Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) and Shimadzu Corporation have collaboratively developed the Brain Machine Interface (BMI) technology that uses electroencephalography (EEG) and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) along with newly developed information extraction technology to enable control of a robot by human thought alone. It does not require any… »