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Apr 5, 2021

Scientists connect human brain to computer wirelessly for first time ever

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing, neuroscience

The first wireless commands to a computer have been demonstrated in a breakthrough for people with paralysis.

The system is able to transmit brain signals at “single-neuron resolution and in full broadband fidelity”, say researchers at Brown University in the US.

A clinical trial of the BrainGate technology involved a small transmitter that connects to a person’s brain motor cortex.

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