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Sunday, December 21, 2008

We're Living in the Future!

More great brain computer interface stuff.

An electrode implanted into the brain of a man who is unable to move or communicate has enabled him to use a speech synthesizer to produce vowel sounds as he thinks them.

The work could one day help similar patients to produce whole sentences using signals from their brains, say the researchers.

Locked-in syndrome scares the piss out of Kid Various. Luckily, in the future he may be able to sound out on a synthesizer: K-I-L-L-M-E


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