Sunday, June 23, 2013

Mind Over Mechanics: Get Ready To Control A Flying Robot With Your Brain

Mind Over Mechanics: Get Ready To Control A Flying Robot With Your Brain:
It's mind over mechanics. A group in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering have developed a new noninvasive system that allows people to control a flying robot using only their mind.


It sounds fun but it also has the potential to help people who are paralyzed or have neurodegenerative diseases.
Five subjects (three female and two male) who took part in the study were each able to successfully control the four-blade flying robot, also known as a quadcopter, quickly and accurately for a sustained amount of time.




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