A Paralyzed Man Was Able to Move His Arm With His Brain
March 28, 2017 – Not long ago, Bill Kochevar ate some mashed potatoes — and when he did, the world turned over. Read more at TIME Health
- Featured: 2017 Brain Data Bank Competitions Announced
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- Call for Papers: 2017 SMC BMI Workshop
- 18-21 April • Melbourne, Australia
Brain Keynote at IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging
- 14-19 May • Anchorage, Alaska
International Joint Conference on Neural Networks
- 25-28 May • Shanghai, China
International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering
- 28-31 May • Baltimore, Maryland
IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems
- 11-15 July • Jeju Island, Korea
International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Facebook is building brain-computer interfaces for typing and skin-hearing
by Josh Constine – April 20, 2017
Today at F8, Facebook revealed it has a team of 60 engineers working on building a brain-computer interface that will let you type with just your mind without invasive implants. The team plans to use optical imaging to scan your brain a hundred times per second to detect you speaking silently in your head, and translate it into text.
Elon Musk, His New Company, and Science
by Brian Ahier – March 28, 2017
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has founded a new company called Neuralink Corp. According to the Wall Street Journal Neuralink will be pursuing what Musk has previously called “neural lace” technology, which consists of implanting tiny brain electrodes that could one day upload and download our thoughts.
Humans Control Robots with Their Minds by Watching for Mistakes
By Matt Reynolds – March 6, 2017
Try again robot, you’re doing it wrong. A brain-computer interface lets people correct robots’ mistakes using the power of their thoughts. IEEE Brain Initiative’s Ricardo Chavarriaga weighed in on this story, with his thoughts on why error potentials make them a good choice for controlling a robot.