An Austrian company is showing a brain-computer interface at Cebit that 'reads' thoughts to operate a computer.
Forget speech-recognition software: How about typing a letter just by thinking it?
In a quiet corner of the Cebit trade show a small Austrian company is showing a "brain-computer interface," a technology that could one day transform how we use computers, play video games and even talk to each other.
It sounds like science fiction but is a clever application of science and technology. The system does not really read thoughts; rather, it measures fluctuations in electrical voltage in the brain and translates them into commands on a computer screen.
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