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  • June 13, 2014
    In arguably the only respectable use of robotics, 29-year old paraplegic Juliano Pinto used a full-body robotic suit to kick the first kick at the opening ceremonies of the World Cup yesterday. The exoskeletal suit is mind-controlled, so you think, "left foot step", and the le... / Continue →
  • June 7, 2013
    This is a video of a mind-controlled quadcopter being piloted through a balloon obstacle course. Impressive, but I'd like to see somebody try to fly it by me while I'm swinging a broom handle. University of Minnesota biomedical engineering professor Bin He has been working on... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2012
    Seen here going straight for a chocolate bar, 52-year old quadriplegic Jan Scheuermann demonstrates the robotic arm she controls ENTIRELY WITH HER BRAIN. Impressive work, but can you do THIS? *concentrates really hard, pen begins to levitate* "I can see the fishing line, GW.... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2012
    Now punch the man in black and bring me his wallet. This is a video from the CNRS-AIST (no clue and I'm too angry to look it up) Joint Robotics Laboratory featuring a humanoid robot that's controlled via brain computer interface. Basically the guy wearing the silly hat (I kno... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2012
    From Neurowear, the same company that brought us the mind-controlled wiggling cat ears, comes a tail version called Shippo. A neuro sensor (hidden under a hat. Or worn without a hat so you look like some sort of government testing escapee) reads your mood, and the tail wags a... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2012
    Seen here making the researcher in the background jealous he didn't get a beverage, a paralyzed woman uses a mind-controlled robotic arm to drink her morning coffee. If I were her? I would have made the arm punch itself in the elbow until it broke. I DON'T NEED YOUR HELP, TE... / Continue →
  • February 28, 2012
    This is of the guys from Chaotic Moon Labs (pfft -- your chaotic moon has nothing on the one in Majora's Mask!) demonstrating their mind-controlled skateboard. Basically you put on the neurosensor headset, stand on the board, then think of a distant point. The board will go f... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2011
    Luke Skywalker's can't even do that! Seen here looking suspiciously like it was put on wrong, 24-year old Austrian amputee Patrick Nolastname shows off his new bionic hand. Patrick lost function of his left hand (that's my good one!) after being electrocuted on the job (NOT i... / Continue →