Stanford professor works with Stephen Hawking to develop iBrain device

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
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Stanford University professor Philip Low is developing a device that is intended to monitor brain waves from a human and convert them into letters, words and sentences. He has been testing what he calls the iBrain with world-renowned physicist Stephen…

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ikesmasher

TS Evangelist
Does anyone else think it will be awesome to watch everything that goes through your mind appear on paper?

by all means it goes to people like Hawking first. but..its awesome.

Im impressed.
 

Wendig0

TechSpot Paladin
You would think that between a Stanford professor and Stephen Hawking, that they could come up with a better name than iBrain. Very cool concept though. I hope it works out.
 

ikesmasher

TS Evangelist
You would think that between a Stanford professor and Stephen Hawking, that they could come up with a better name than iBrain. Very cool concept though. I hope it works out.
theyd probably come up with someone 57 syllables long that we are barely able to pronounce.
 

Wendig0

TechSpot Paladin
You would think that between a Stanford professor and Stephen Hawking, that they could come up with a better name than iBrain. Very cool concept though. I hope it works out.
theyd probably come up with someone [sic] 57 syllables long that we are barely able to pronounce.
I kind of like [SIZE=13px][FONT=arial]FLǕGGȦ∂NKđ€ČHIŒβǾLʃÊN[/FONT][/SIZE] .
 

Camikazi

TS Evangelist
Does anyone else think it will be awesome to watch everything that goes through your mind appear on paper?

by all means it goes to people like Hawking first. but..its awesome.

Im impressed.
Cool it would be but would I want it? HELL NO! I know what I think about and my thoughts would land me in jail or at least in a psychiatrists office :p
 

DanUK

TS Booster
I really do hope they get this off the ground in time. It would be such a shame/waste if Hawking was reduced to a brilliant mind but with no way of communicating (and the benefits this would bring to thousands of other people goes without saying).