Saturday, May 28, 2016

The device that eavesdrops on the voices in your head: Mind-reaching machine could soon turn your secret thoughts into speech

  • Scientists want reproduce speech from brain recordings in real-time
  • Goal is to help those affected by motor disease such as Lou Gehrig's
  • Such a novel device would communicate people's intended thoughts via an electronic speaker or writing device, the say
A mind-reaching machine that can translate thoughts into speech is coming closer to reality.
The research has been ongoing for several years, and recently, scientists successfully managed to playback a word that someone is thinking by monitoring their brain activity.
While there remains a long way to go, they say this could help victims of stroke and others with speech paralysis to communicate with their loved ones.

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