Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Emotive brings on the mind games

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Brain scanning technology has been the stuff of science fiction for decades, yet has been a long time coming in practical application. ...

Emotive's technology is based upon a new manner of interpreting the electrical activity in the human brain via EEG that looks below the individually unique (and thus difficult to accurately analyze) outer cortex to deeper regions of the brain. Users wear an electrode studded headset that wirelessly interfaces with a receiver already no larger than a USB ram drive. ...

Emotive premiered at GDC to establish contact with game developers and begin providing a development SDK to interested studios. A consumer launch is planned for 2008, and though pricing has not been announced, CEO Nam Do promised us that it will cost "Less than a PS3."

Read the entire article by Gerry Block here.

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