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Uni scientists team up with NASA
11:00am Wednesday 6th February 2013 in News
SCIENTISTS at Essex University have worked with NASA on a project using brainpower to control a virtual spacecraft.
Two people steered a virtual spacecraft to a planet using a unique brain-computer interface (BCI) mouse, developed by scientists at the university, as part of a £500,00 project with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California.
BCIs convert signals generated from the brain into control commands for various applications, including virtual reality and hands-free control.
- For more information on BCI visit the university department's website.