Thanks to a Brain Implant, These Monkeys can Control Wheelchairs with their Minds

Thanks to a Brain Implant, These Monkeys can Control Wheelchairs with their Minds


Publication Title
Digital Trends
Publication/Creation Date
March 5 2016
Creators/Contributors
Chloe Olewitz (creator)
Miguel Nicolelis (contributor)
Duke University (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
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
Implantables
Relation to Body
In
Related Body Part
Brain

Date archived
March 15 2016
Last edited
July 5 2021
How to cite this entry
Chloe Olewitz. (March 5 2016). "Thanks to a Brain Implant, These Monkeys can Control Wheelchairs with their Minds". Digital Trends. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/1548