Why bother to type a document using a keyboard when you can write it by simply thinking about the letters? All it requires is a surgical incision into your skull and a sheet of electrodes on your brain…
A brain wave study presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society shows that people with electrodes in their brains can “type”… using just their minds. The study involved electrocorticography – a sheet of electrodes laid directly on the surface of the brain after a surgical incision into the skull.
“We were able to consistently predict the desired letters for our patients at or near 100 percent accuracy,” explains one Mayo clinic neurologist.
It’s a nice companion to the brain wave applications that can only turn brain waves into music or post Twitter status updates by thought alone…
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