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Duke phd student creates Pong game controlled by brain waves

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#1 Cary Kollins

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Posted 24 June 2013 - 02:56 PM

This is the coolest thing you'll read today.




Eventually, some of the students could just imagine their physical action and the paddle would respond onscreen. “Wow, that’s really good. I’m really impressed,” said Schwarz, as one student made the paddle move while sitting motionless, imagining a leg kick.



The mind-control Pong game is just a simple example of the power of technology that may one day let the paralyzed walk. The lab’s goal is to have a paralyzed person control an exoskeleton with her brain to perform the opening kickoff at soccer’s World Cup next year in Brazil, said Dr. Laura Oliveira, a senior research scientist in the Nicolelis lab.







The future is going to be awesome.





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Posted 24 June 2013 - 03:25 PM

If only we could flip our cassette tapes "hands free" on a continuous play will I say we made it to the future.

#3 SmootsDaddy89


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Posted 24 June 2013 - 09:14 PM

I bet the paddle flops when it knows it cant get to the dot in time.