Startup planning thought-controlled entertainment product

Computers have come a long way in terms of intuitive interface in the last few years. No longer are we using peripherals like a mouse and keyboard to control our PCs, or a joystick and button-laden controller to control video game consoles.

Now, touch screens and gesture-controlled interfaces are becoming more common – just look at Apple’s iPad or Microsoft’s Kinect. But what if you could control your technology just by thinking? The notion seems like a futuristic vision, but a team at the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Labs has put together a demo based on a Brain Computer Interface. They plan to launch a startup that will sell entertainment products. See it for yourself:

Brain Computer Interface the next big thing?

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Brian Jacksonhttp://www.itbusiness.ca
Editorial director of IT World Canada. Covering technology as it applies to business users. Multiple COPA award winner and now judge. Paddles a canoe as much as possible.

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