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07 September 2010

The brain speaks

In a step toward letting the severely people speak with their thoughts, researchers translated brain signals into words using micro-electrodes implanted beneath the skull.

In an early step toward letting severely paralysed people speak with their thoughts, researchers translated brain signals into words using two grids of 16 micro-electrodes implanted beneath the skull.

The Journal of Neural Engineering's publishing Greger's study showing the feasibility of translating brain signals into computer-spoken words.

 
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