Posted on December 9th, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein
U.S. neuroscientists say they have demonstrated brain waves can be used to type alphanumerical characters on a computer screen.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic's Jacksonville, Fla., campus said their study showed that people, by focusing on the letter "q" in a matrix of letters, for example, could "write" the letter on a brain-interfaced computer monitor.
"Over 2 million people in the United States may benefit from assistive devices controlled by a brain-computer interface," said Dr. Jerry Shih, who led the research.
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