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Huge crowds at the CeBIT fair gathered round a man sitting at a pinball table, wearing a cap covered in electrodes attached to his head, who controlled the flippers with great proficiency without using hands.
"He thinks: left-hand or right-hand and the electrodes monitor the brain waves associated with that thought, send the information to a computer, which then moves the flippers," said Michael Tangermann, from the Berlin Brain Computer Interface.
But the technology is much more than a fun gadget, it could one day save your life.
Oh, well that's cool. They're developing it for totally benign reasons. Some day you'll be able to put a cap on your head that will break your car for you in an emergency stop, improving your response time. It's FYOG. Isn't The Bachelor on?
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