You may one day in the not-extremely-distant future control your computer and other devices just by thinking.
At Intel's Tech Heaven event in Manhattan on Wednesday, the company demonstrated software under development that can tell--under very controlled circumstances--what a person is thinking by reading brain waves. The chipmaker has been working with Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh to develop software and an interface to convert brain waves scanned from MRIs into something recognizable by computers.
Though still in the early research stages, the technology looks promising to researchers. In a preliminary test conducted by Intel Labs … Read more