Honda builts brain-to-robot interface for Asimo

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TOKYO, Japan, March 31, 2009 – Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd. (HRI-JP), a subsidiary of Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) and Shimadzu Corporation have collaboratively developed the world’s first*1 Brain Machine Interface (BMI) technology that uses electroencephalography (EEG) and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) along with newly developed information extraction technology to enable control of a robot by human thought alone.

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10 Responses to Honda builts brain-to-robot interface for Asimo

  1. iRoy says:

    Oooh, we have tickets to one of the several 40 minute Asimo demos tomorrow and Sunday at the Edinburgh Science Festival.

    Wonder if there’s going to be a demo of the interface.

    http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/Events/Preview-events/Asimo

  2. bitman362 says:

    What is “Builts” ?

  3. RedShirt77 says:

    It’s all fun and games until we are living out the Metal Gear series.

  4. monopole says:

    Can I has Angelic Layer? see at the 6 Min point.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Oh good, now I can do my job from home.

  6. MarlboroTestMonkey7 says:

    Haven’t we learn anything from Evangelion? Wonderful but sad.

  7. Felix Mitchell says:

    I’ve always had a dream of using one of these to own robot wars!

  8. Anonymous says:

    Honda builDs, not builts.

  9. Dillenger69 says:

    Great Scott!

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