Hitachi Brain-Machine Interface
November 19, 2006, 1:02 pm
Filed under: Information Tech, Medicine, Neuroscience

Hitachi have demonstrated a brain-machine interface allowing users to perform simple switching. “In the experiments, test subjects were able to activate the power switch of a model train by performing mental arithmetic and reciting items from memory.” [source: Pink Tentacle]

Hitachi Brain-Machine Interface

The technology uses optical topography to map changes in blood flow in the brain to voltage changes in control circuits. [original source: Seihin World] Hitachi plans to have commercial versions available in five years.


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I am writing a chapter of a book (in French) for the 50th anniversary of the laser.
I would like to ask you permission to use the figure of the brain machine interface.
If you agree how should I refer to your work ?
Thank you for your help,


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