Skip to comments.Helicopter Operated By Pure Mind Control
Posted on 06/06/2013 1:47:46 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Controlling the movements of a helicopter just with your mind sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but scientists at the University of Minnesota have made it a reality. They have learned to use their thoughts to steer a model helicopter around a gym, making it dip, rise, turn, and even fly through a ring.
The scientists have published their study in the Journal of Neural Engineering.
The development of brain computer interfacing (BCI) is to provide the user with the ability to communicate with the world outside and manipulate objects through thought modulation. Achieving this is accomplished through a closed loop of sensing, processing and actuation. Over the last ten years, scientists have made enormous progress in making it possible for us to move things by just thinking about it.
(Excerpt) Read more at medicalnewstoday.com ...
May The B C I Be with you.
My thoughts exactly! Here’s to my favorite movie when I was a kid...
Rise of the Daleks.
The flying special effects were lousy, even allowing for the limitations of the time. Book was great but the movie was a zero.
mark (of the beast) ping
I was thinking more along these lines!!!
Oh great...Now the government has a reason to want to know what’s on our minds, especially if it’s controlling a helicopter.
Great but it’s not controlled by thoughts. Mental impulses. Not thoughts.
“Skaitiye vpered raketa!”
Hmmm...interesting. The authentic Russian command doesn’t use imperative tense. Of course, Clint Eastwood didn’t have much of a Russian accent when he “thought Russian”.
I learned some Russian when I was deployed to Uzbekistan hoping to impress the Uzbek gals who worked for KBR. However, their English was much better than my Russian.
Voskov would have been asking himself “Why didn’t the American just kill me?” then signaled Gant “we’re even” before the final pursuit.
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