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Brain Controller Dated, Priced

Brain-Reading Headset to Sell for $299 has release plans for Emotiv Systems' headset controller that allows the user's thoughts to control games (thank Stadius). The EPOC neuroheadset will be available later this year at that $299 price point. This unit had some trouble at its GDC demonstration (story), though this seems related to interference from non-consumer products in the area. Word is:

The company, which unveiled a prototype last year, says the headset can detect emotions such as anger, excitement and tension, as well as facial expressions and cognitive actions like pushing and pulling objects.

The headset will be sold with a game developed by Emotiv, but it can also be made to work with existing PC games, the company said. Users will also be able to access an online portal to play more games, chat or upload their own content such as music or photos.

Emotiv plans to work with IBM Corp. to explore applications beyond video gaming. The "brain computer interface" technology could transform not only gaming, but how humans and computers interact, said Paul Ledak, vice president of IBM's Digital Convergence business.

12. Re: No subject Feb 22, 2008, 20:39 Bill Borre
So it detects when you're bored, and the game makes itself a better game?

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