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Computer Control Implants for the Paralyzed

20 years, 8 months ago

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Posted on Nov 11, 2003, 3 p.m. By Bill Freeman

Slashdot - The Boston Globe is reporting that Cyberkinetics Inc. is about to ask federal regulators for permission to start testing a device that would enable paralyzed people to control computers directly with their brains or possibly help them move their limbs. Initially, the device, implanted into the brains of paralyzed people, will help them control a cursor on a screen or play video games.

Slashdot - The Boston Globe is reporting that Cyberkinetics Inc. is about to ask federal regulators for permission to start testing a device that would enable paralyzed people to control computers directly with their brains or possibly help them move their limbs. Initially, the device, implanted into the brains of paralyzed people, will help them control a cursor on a screen or play video games. Researchers believe the technology could one day enable paralyzed people to type, control lights...

Source: http://www.transhumanism.com/news_comments.php?id=998_0_2_0_C

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