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Brain-powered wheelchair makes debut

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posted on Jul, 20 2009 @ 01:26 AM
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Brain-powered wheelchair makes debut


www.news.com.au

JAPANESE scientists have devised a wheelchair powered by thought alone.
And the reaction time of an eighth of a second is almost as fast as humans can think.

The discovery has the potential to set a whole generation of handicapped or elderly people into motion, says Toyota, which funded the research into brain-wave technology.

The system, which uses a cap fitted with electrodes to read and analyse brain waves, is among the fastest of its kind in the world and takes just 125 milliseconds to respond.

Earlier systems take several seconds.

It means wheelchair drivers will merely have
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posted on Jul, 20 2009 @ 01:26 AM
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Thought this was pretty interesting. Reminds me of the story a week back of the monkey who uses his mind to control the robotic arm. This technology could be used in many great ways, such as driving a UFO
. I wonder how long it would take until products like these are available to the public!! Blah blah!!

www.news.com.au
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posted on Jul, 20 2009 @ 01:36 AM
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Man, at this rate i'll be able to look forward to being the next bicentennial man!

Now if we can just stop aging (no o'lay~ you cannot stop aging, don't care what you say!).

Wonder what the price would be?



posted on Jul, 20 2009 @ 01:51 AM
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wow this is really freakin cool! Thanks for posting, dude. I love technology, its so freaking amazing!

Peace



posted on Jul, 20 2009 @ 01:55 AM
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Wow the X-men is true...

this is awesome though ....imagine what else we could do with it



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