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A paralysed man at a hospital in the Swiss town of Sion demonstrated the device, sending a mental command to a computer in his room, which transmitted it to another computer that moved a small robot 37 miles away in Lausanne.
The same technology can be used to drive a wheelchair, Millan said.
But the technology has its limits, he added. The brain signals can be scrambled if too many people are gathered around a wheelchair, for example.
Eventually, researchers say they hope to create mechanised prosthetics that are as mobile and sensitive as a natural hand, Lacour said.
Originally posted by DaRAGE
Possible Future Technology for UAV pilots; And that's just one application of this technology. Driving your car, shopping trolley, wheelchair (in the article), etc
Now all they need to do is get rid of the helmet, and insert a chip into your cranium with antenae attached (or 3g - wi-fi it) ;-P
Originally posted by SoymilkAlaska
no way, thats horrible, i hate it when people try to put computer chips into peoples skin.