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

Brainwave/Siri hack is a hoax and why it’s important that you know.

Ok so I know i’ve been out of the of loop for a while, just over 6 weeks to be precise, but i’ve still been taking note of what’s going on in the world of BCI’s.

On this occasion I should count myself lucky that I haven’t posted in a while, otherwise I would have spread this story as truth just like everybody else.

Having just posted the virtual helicopter story, better late than never, I thought you should also hear about the Mindwave/ Siri hack hoax. The story has been out there for a few weeks now and the guys at Interaxon have covered it with a really good in depth article.

Check it out here.

Check out the culprits and their videos.

NeuroSky’s Tansy Brook Interview- Games Developers Conference 2011

March 2, 2011 Game Developers’ Conference, San Francisco

“One interesting piece of hardware being shown at the show was an EEG (electroencephalograph) interface. I talked with Tansy Brook from NeuroSky about their products, a consumer-level sensor that approaches 96 percent of clinical equipment accuracy and resolution at a small fraction of the cost”.

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Courtesy of TETS @ Mandetech