Monkeys can Control Wheelchairs with their Minds

Publication Title
Duke University
Publication/Creation Date
March 3 2016
Miguel Nicolelis (creator)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
The research team behind the implantable Brain-Machine Interface successfully tested the control system on monkeys in a recent study. The primate test subjects were so successful at controlling wheelchairs with their minds that researchers believe the technology is nearly ready for human use.
HCI Platform
Relation to Body

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Miguel Nicolelis
Date archived
March 15 2016
Last edited
July 5 2021
How to cite this entry
Miguel Nicolelis. (March 3 2016). "Monkeys can Control Wheelchairs with their Minds". Duke University. Fabric of Digital Life.