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The Emotive EPOC "mind-control" headset may not be quite as advanced as some of the brain-reading devices unavailable to the general public, but it looks like it's at least accurate enough for some basic tasks -- like controlling a WowWee Rovio robot via Skype. That impressive feat was accomplished...

April 27th 2010 at 4:01am 0 Comments
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We live in exciting times. You can, today, right now, actually buy in real life the kind of sci-fi gear you only expect to find in a video game. Controlling things -- anything but your own body, really -- with just your thoughts is a fantasy and sci-fi staple, whether it be Darth Vader force-chokin...

January 27th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Wait, you guys are still playing video games with your hands? What, are they baby games? For babies? We've been using Emotiv's EPOC human-computer interface for months now, allowing our cerebellums to play our games for us, completely cutting our appendageal middle men out of the equation. You'll h...

November 11th 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Not so long ago, in the cold, frosty month of February, we heard about mysterious headgear (an update of Project Epoc) that, if worn, could be used to do stuff like play insanely simple video games (emphasis on insanely). We also heard that this USB unicorn of the gaming universe would be ready by...

December 2nd 2008 at 11:34am 0 Comments
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Standing in front of a large-screen television, leaning, turning, and twisting as the on-screen character mimics his actions, Philippe Bossut could be playing the latest Wii game. But he is not wielding a Wiimote or any other controller, and Bossut's avatar is flying not through Super Mario Galaxy,...

April 12th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Though their press conference on Tuesday night was ... well, it was a disaster (watch our video to relive every cringe-inducing moment), that didn't stop the electroencephalographers at Emotiv from demoing their technology on the GDC show floor to, evidently, better effect. Mahalo Daily's Veronica...

February 22nd 2008 at 4:45pm 0 Comments