French Engineers help paralysed man to walk again with brain implants

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Brain implants have allowed a tetraplegic patient to control a whole-body exoskeleton with brain signals. A demonstration of the new tech was published in The Lancet Neurology this week. The patient, who had been left paralysed by a fall, used two wireless chronically implanted brain-computer interfaces to...

Facebook working on Brain-to-Computer interfaces

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Facebook’s developers’ conference is underway this week. One of the most intriguing pieces of tech news to come out of the event involves the social media giants work on direct brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) Facebook quietly starting recruiting engineers a year ago for its secretive "Building 8" taskforce....