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Brain Controlled Robot

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published: • References: physorg & techeblog
A thought controlled robot (aka brain controlled robot) has been revealed by researchers at the Neural Systems Lab at the University of Washington. By wearing a special hat with 32 scalp electrodes, a human can move the robot and make it pick up objects by simply thinking. One of the U of W researchers, Rajesh Rao, suggested, "One day we might be able to use semi-autonomous robots for helping disabled people."

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