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=/\= drive a car with your thoughts, RC hummingbird w/ video!
« on: February 18, 2011, 08:24:49 pm »
cool car concept here. hook a person up to an EEG and then use a computer to translate the signals to controls for the car!
http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-software/braindriver-a-mind-controlled-car

next an RC hummingbird!? well as a big fan of the AR parrot drone, i loved this new concept and video.
http://www.gizmag.com/aerovironment-nano-hummingbird/17918/
http://www.suasnews.com/2011/02/3815/aerovironment-develops-world%E2%80%99s-first-fully-operational-life-size-hummingbird-like-unmanned-aircraft-for-darpa/
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Re: =/\= drive a car with your thoughts, RC hummingbird w/ video!
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2011, 06:11:07 pm »
LOL, cool concept indeed, But I'm not too darn sure drivers have enough brain power. LOL

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Re: =/\= drive a car with your thoughts, RC hummingbird w/ video!
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2011, 05:17:17 am »
I remember seeing something quite similar back in the early nineties, but it was to control a sailboat. Somehow more elegant. ;)

RC hummingbird? Spybots galore. The ubiquity of surveillance lulls us into a dreamless sleep, and when we wake... ;)