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Mitra Mind-Controlled Robot Gets Commands from Human Brainwaves


By: Katie Cordrey (Rockstar) Jul 5, 10
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While sci-fi movies like Avatar and Surrogates imagine what mind-controlled robots might be like, Mike Chung, a student at the University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering department, has actually developed one. Mitra, a mind-controlled robot, uses human brainwaves as command signals.

The slow-moving Mitra is a mind-controlled robot under development, and takes several minutes to accomplish even simple tasks. See a Discovery News video of Mita in Action by visiting this link.



Source: news.discovery
Readmore: cs.washington.edu



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