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Wheelchair 'steered by thought' unveiled

By T.K. Randall
July 2, 2009 · Comment icon 3 comments

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Toyota have announced that they have invented a system for allowing a person to steer an electric wheelchair using nothing but their mind by wearing a device that can measure their brain waves.
Japan's Toyota Motor said on Monday it had invented a way to allow a person to steer an electric wheelchair through simple thought, using a helmet-like device that measures their brain waves."


Source: The Age | Comments (3)




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Comment icon #1 Posted by Warbringer 15 years ago
Sweet.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Dr Alien 15 years ago
now we just need a bomb that kills the person your thinking about killing
Comment icon #3 Posted by Bella-Angelique 15 years ago
now we just need a bomb that kills the person your thinking about killing Actually I was thinking of something more along the lines of using it on males to automatically lower the toilet seats, shut the refrigerator door, and turn off lights. It could bring world peace.


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