View Full Version : Use the force!

05-08-2009, 02:05 PM
<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/22/AR2009042204036.html"> What If You Could Move Objects With Your Mind? Well, That Time Has Come. </a>

Just like Yoda levitated Luke's X-Wing Fighter, a new Mattel toy raises a ping-pong ball using only the power of your mind. (Small wireless headsets convert your brain's electrical activity into a wireless signal.)

But that's only the beginning. Government-financed projects are investigating mechanical hands, arms, and legs controlled by the nervous system. Though NeuroSky's hardware is used in "The Force Trainer," they're marketing their brain-wave sensors to the healthcare industry, with applications in education and even the automotive industry.

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05-08-2009, 02:09 PM

05-08-2009, 02:31 PM
Ohhhh I'm getting one just for the drinking game possibilities.

05-11-2009, 06:40 AM
I know!!! This will be fun to have... I wonder when the Wii integration comes in....

05-11-2009, 07:24 AM

I have I friend who actually worked on this project years ago ...

Jets controlled by thought and if they figured prosthetics out so be it was there goals ... It started with them putting 4 blocks on a screen asking someone to pick one by thought . They actually opened up a living human's skull as in sawed it open during this stuff and he seen this .

He now works for raytheon working on the sm3 the thing they shot down that satellite with .