Robot, I'm Thinking of a Number: Honda Develops Robot Controlled by Thoughts

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The newest ESP technology from Honda has not a thing to do with traction control. The company recently demonstrated a system through which brain signals can guide a robotic hand. Holy crap, you say? Yes, exactly. Developed with Japan's Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, the system uses magnetic resonance imaging — like in a medical MRI — to translate brain function into mechanical movement. Researchers said users will one day be able to control a robot, or a bionic prosthesis, by thinking the action.


Clear Your Mind: Honda Unveils Thought-Controlled Robot [Edmunds]

Honda's Got a Brand New ASIMO [internal]

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