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Originally Posted by general22Have you guys heard of the OCZ neural impulse actuator. I think it was released sometime in 2008 and it was a device that would read brainwaves and stuff and let you map it to keys. This looks to be an evolution of that kind of thing.
Originally Posted by shadow12Hi,
I can tell you this will not be fast. Mental tasks are near the bottom when it comes to speed and accuracy. Some people may be able to achieve reasonable (80% accuracy) control over two mental tasks but each action would take seconds not ms as is often required by FPS. These things although do create an interest in the general public they are, as far as I know, not fit for fast action gaming. For detecting stress, fatigue, sleepiness etc. they work quite well since these things don't require fast responses. One of the fastest BCIs are SSVEP, have a look http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6vyAQJGrXc
I think most people would be much quicker with a mouse.
However, for some very fundamental things like sleeping, these things could work very well. A sensor built into the sunvisor of a car that detects if the driver has fallen asleep and slams on the breaks would be something we might see quite soon.
Originally Posted by BumsrushBringing it to a stop while driving on a motorway would be pretty dangerous really.
Maybe a noise to wake the driver up would be better ??
Originally Posted by Sifter3000The NIA uses quite different technology to the Emotiv and NeuroSky headsets; the NIA basically just reads your expressions and facial movements - it's reading what happens on the surface. Both the Emotiv and NeuroSky ones are based on actual EEG machines, so they do read your brain waves.
Originally Posted by B1GBUDLooking forward to firing "Mind Bullets"
Originally Posted by r3loadedNow that's what I call playing mind games!! :D
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