Brain Bats: Mind-Controlled Pong

Check out this brilliant video by Brain Bats: Learning to play Pong with your mind. It’s another great innovation using the NeuroSky MindWave and an Arduino LOL shield.

The game was developed on a LOL shield, a charlieplexed LED matrix for the Arduino, before the display was ramped up to what you see in the video. The LEDs are individually addressable, so you can use it to display anything in a 9×14 grid. Scroll text, play games, display images, or anything else you want to do.

To watch the video and read the full article click here.

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MindWave vs MyndPlay

Just came across this first video demonstrating the use of MyndPlay controlled by NeuroSky’s MindWave neuro-headset. It’s quite an old video but it does the job. Below is the official video from MyndPlay and another from the London Film School screening.

“MyndPlay is the world’s first mind controlled media player and platform which connects your computer to your mind with EEG BrainWave technology Continue reading

Brain-Computer Interface music track….. well sort of.

What a coincidence……. I was just listening to Spotify whilst writing my last blog post and this song, Evolution (Versao Portuense) by The Cinematic Orchestra, came on. During the intro the old school style voice over describing brain-computer interfaces from the my second to last blog post, accidentally started playing from another tab. It synced perfectly to the Evolution song and I thought it was the actual track it sounded so good. Weird!