OpenBCI opens up low-cost brain-wave-controlled experimentation to everyone
December 12, 2013
BCI stands for brain-computer interface. The idea with OpenBCI is to allow you to control (with your mind, via an eight-channel EEG interface, your computer, and your controller) devices such as lights, robots, optocopters, your exoskeleton … whatever, using an affordable Arduino board controller that can be easily programmed. Muscle (EMG) and heart-signal (ECG) pickup is also planned.
The Kickstarter funding will allow Murphy and Russomanno to build the open-source-platform devices to make this possible. It will also allow some of you to be the first to receive an 8-channel OpenBCI EEG signal capture system (Bluetooth-enabled, Arduino-Compatible, with an on-board SD card holder) — limited supply*.
See the video and here for more. KurzweilAI will continue to report on this interesting project.
(¯`*• Global Source and/or more resources at http://goo.gl/zvSV7 │ www.Future-Observatory.blogspot.com and on LinkeIn Group's "Becoming Aware of the Futures" at http://goo.gl/8qKBbK │ @SciCzar │ Point of Contact: www.linkedin.com/in/AndresAgostini