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Emotiv Insight: Neuroheadset and Motion Sensor In One Package

08/07/2013, Emotiv, the company that has pioneered Electroencephalography (EEG) for the consumer market is working on a new product with more sensors. If you are not familiar with EEG, it is the recording of the brain’s electrical activity via sensors on the scalp....

IBM predicts mind controlled computers and smartphones in 5 years

12/20/2011, With the deployment of Siri on Apple’s iPhone 4S, not to mention the steady improvement of voice recognition technology, it would appear as though one of the ways that we could be controlling our smartphones and gadgets in the future would be...

Hackers find a way to control Siri using brainwaves

11/11/2011, Siri uses your voice to perform its tasks, but what about taking it to the next level by using your mind to control Siri? If you think that’s some sort of science fiction movie in the making, think again as some hackers have managed to find a way to get...

Future prosthetics could be mind-controlled

10/28/2011, Using your brains to control a particular toy is nothing new with Mattel’s offerings in the past, where the goal of the game is to concentrate hard enough and move the ball to your opponent’s area – with your counterpart attempting to do...

Scalextric offers mind-controlled slot car racing

10/17/2011, Mind control – I don’t suppose governments (and a handful of parents) would mind getting hold of such technology if it were possible. Well, if you cannot use your mind to control another human being, there is a twist to it – why not...

Browse Flickr with your emotions using the Emotiv EPOC

03/14/2011, Do you get tired of thinking of tags for your huge collection of photographs that you have uploaded on Flickr? Well if you do, Emotiv has the perfect solution for you. Emotiv’s EPOC brain-reading headset combined with the EmoLens app can detect four...

Researchers use LCD projectors for mind control?

01/18/2011, The smart folks over at the Georgia Institute of Technology have managed to use inexpensive components from ordinary liquid crystal display (LCD) projectors to control both the brains and muscles of tiny organisms such as worms. While previous research...

Human puppets in the flesh

12/27/2010, Mind control – this is what many people would fantasize of, and for good reason. After all, once you are able to achieve control of someone else’s mind, you can have others do your bidding unwillingly (or otherwise), letting them take the fall...

Mind-controlled exoskeleton could be the future

12/14/2010, Never underestimate the power of the mind, and in what could very well be a prelude to the Shi’iar exoskeleton that Professor X wore when he and the X-Men stormed Avalon all those years ago to confront Magneto right before the latter ripped out...

Swiss Researchers Showcase A Brain-controlled Wheelchair

09/10/2010, The smart researchers over at the EPFL in Switzerland have come up with a cool brain-controlled wheelchair. This wheelchair will rely on EEG readings to detect specific brain patterns and when combined with artificial intelligence will allow for shared...

Ultrasound: The Mastermind of Mind Control for U.S. Military

09/09/2010, The U.S. military wants to tap into its troops’ brains to raise alertness, reduce pain, and improve psychiatric well-being. Sounds like mind control? It is. DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research wing, has commissioned Arizona State...

XWave Mind Control Accessory For iOS Devices

09/08/2010, Mind control is always a useful gimmick to get attention from potential customers, and now PLX Devices has come up with a mind control interface for games on the iPad/iPhone/iPod touch, dubbed the XWave. The XWave is a headset that plugs into the...