Engineering Innovation Podcast and Radio Series

Mind Games

PostedJanuary 27, 2008

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Randy Atkins:  Stanley Yang, CEO of NeuroSky, says they've engineered a brainwave analyzing technology that uses just one tiny dry electrode stuck to your head.  Then, by simply focusing your mind on a video object, you can make it move.

Stanley Yang:  We translate the brainwave into a digital signal the computer or game console or cell phone can understand and therefore interact with.

Randy Atkins:  Yang says games are just the beginning…that their software can be used for very personalized learning.

Stanley Yang:  To make computers and educational programs interactive based on your feeling, and concentration, and thoughts.

Randy Atkins:  With the National Academy of Engineering, Randy Atkins, WTOP Radio.