Elon Musk Says First Neuralink Patient Can Move Computer Cursor With Mind

Posted in Business, Medicine, Science on 27th Feb, 2024
by Alex Muller

Decoding anything more complicated than basic motor signals or speech will likely require recording from many more neurons in different regions, most likely using multiple implants.

Breakthrough for flexible electrode implants in the brain

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 25th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

This solves key problems with bio-compatibility and tissue damage. This technology will make it possible to monitor and eventually understand brain function in both healthy and diseased people.

The First Human Trials of A Memory Prosthesis Look Promising

Posted in Medicine on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

At the very least the study shows that, similar to a brain-controlled prosthetic limb, a memory chip isn't impossible for people who need it the most.

Braingate Translates In Realtime Thoughts To Text With 94% Accuracy

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Previous wireless BCIs have not been able to match the fidelity of their wired counterparts, a limitation that is overcome by BrainGate's high-bandwidth transmission protocol.

Scientists Completed the First Human Trial of a Wireless High-Bandwidth Brain-Computer Interface

Posted in Medicine on 4th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

To demonstrate the potential of the system, the researchers showed that two patients who had been paralyzed by spinal cord injuries were able to use the device to control a computer cursor in their homes rather than in a specialized lab.