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Jun 22, 2019

‘Mind-Reading’ AI Turns Thoughts Into Spoken Words

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“Our voices help connect us to our friends, family and the world around us, which is why losing the power of one’s voice due to injury or disease is so devastating. This could happen due to various reasons such as ALS [amyotrophic lateral sclerosis] or stroke,” resulting in what is known as “locked-in-syndrome,” he added.

“Our ultimate goal is to develop technologies that can decode the internal voice of a patient who is unable to speak,” said Mesgarani.

Such innovations also mean better brain-computer interfacing, which would open up whole new platforms for man-machine communication, he added.

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