Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Telepathy Grant

A team of UC Irvine scientists has been awarded a $4 million grant from the U.S. Army Research Office to study the neuroscientific and signal-processing foundations of synthetic telepathy.

The brain-computer interface would use a noninvasive brain imaging technology like electroencephalography (the measurement of electrical activity produced by the brain as recorded from electrodes placed on the scalp) to let people communicate thoughts to each other. For example, a soldier would “think” a message to be transmitted and a computer-based speech recognition system would decode the EEG signals. The decoded thoughts, in essence translated brain waves, are transmitted using a system that points in the direction of the intended target.

Read the rest of Jeff Bardin's post here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

its not easy. Better way - to transfer image , what each person seeing at current time. All team able to see "each other" images, by using other eyes.e Its possible even current time , without spending millions.But money - issue only on the first step. (Founding correct person ) Second step- exploring and training.(Might vary)