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Researcher taps into brain waves – EE Times

9 September 2009 7,586 views No Comment

Bin He can point to a spot on the brain that gave off a sub-microvolt signal corresponding to a thought.  The University of Minnesota researcher isolated signals in separate tests with a magnetic-resonance imager and an electroencephalogram (EEG) as part of a study on brain-computer interfaces. A prototype system based on the findings used an EEG hat to capture the signals from a subject and translate them into commands controlling a simulated helicopter flight over the University campus. [source]