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PhD students build brain-controlled FPV drone

Two PhD students from University of Florida, Marvin Andujar and Chris Crawford, have built a mind-machine method to control a drone through a wearable electroencephalographic (EEG) Brain-Computer Interface device. The drone operates based…

NeuroGaming Conference 2015: Highlights

Just over a week ago, the 2015 NeuroGaming Conference came to a close at the Metreon Center in downtown San Francisco.  Since then, the Neurogadget team has had a chance to reflect on the conference, and summarize some of the major…

NeuroGaming Conference 2015: Day 2 Highlights

The fast-paced atmosphere of Day 1 game way to a much more relaxed, but equally exciting, atmosphere in Day 2. The day began with an inspiring keynote on the ‘MetaVerse’ by Philip Rosedale (CEO of High Fidelity and founder of Second life),…

Compass implant allows blind rat to ‘see’

By attaching a microstimulator and geomagnetic compass to the brains of blind rats, Japanese researchers have found that the animals can spontaneously learn to navigate through a maze nearly as well as normally sighted rats. Researchers say…

Brainihack 2015 hackathon roundup

Last week I was in Tel Aviv, Israel, for the BrainTech Conference and Brainihack, a BCI focused hackathon. A weekend long event where about a hundred people from different backgrounds come to work in team on a fun project related to…