EEG cap enables communication via computer

Technology is not all that bad you know, when properly applied. Case in point is this special EEG cap which allows one to communicate with the outside world using a computer as well as specially installed software. Dubbed the intendiX system, it relies on Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technology which can sequentially select characters from a keyboard-like matrix on the display simply by concentrating on the target for several seconds. It might be more difficult for some For some patients, this is more difficult than it seems, but there is nothing quite like throwing in some training to get you up to speed. Most users are able to hit a spelling rate of 5 to 10 characters per minute at their first trial. It will cost around $12,500 for the intendiX system though, so hopefully a commercialized version will cost much less when released.

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