|Honda Says Brain Waves Control Robot|
|Yuri Kageyama (email@example.com)|
Wed, 24 May 2006 22:44:43 -0500
By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer|
In a step toward linking a person's thoughts to machines, Japanese
In the future, the technology that Honda Motor Co. developed with ATR
In a video demonstration in Tokyo, brain signals detected by a
Further research would be needed to decode more complex movements.
The machine for reading the brain patterns also would have to become
What Honda calls a "brain-machine interface" is an improvement over
Honda officials said the latest research was important not only for
"There is a lot of potential for application to autos such as safety
Asimo, about 50 inches tall, can talk, walk and dance. It's available
At least another five years are probably needed before Asimo starts
Right now, Asimo's metallic hand can't even make a V-sign.
Copyright 2006 The Associated Press.
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