Today we look at something a little out of the mainstream of information technology professionals from one of my favorite newsletters: Innovation Weekly which reports on trends, strategies, and innovations in business and technology, and is sponsored in part by Norwich University, Animatrix, and their loyal subscribers. The editors are John Gehl and Suzanne Douglas. It has a yearly $18 subscription feed.
The article is entitled: "MIND CONTROL MOVES AHEAD" and it summarizes an article originally published in Nature (27Sep05). To summarize the summary of the original: a new brain wave detection cap is being used for a brain-computer interface in Austria. The effort is using a tool called Virtual Cave to create and interact with a virtual world where one's concentration on imaging an outcome is exercised. There are probably hundreds of potential uses, including helping stroke victims.
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