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Direct Brain Control of a Humanoid Robot

University of Washington Researchers have developed a non-invasive brain-computer interface (BCI) that allows a user to command a humanoid robot to pick up objects and bring it to specific locations. A humanoid robot can use sophisticated robotics and computer vision techniques to explore the environment, discover possible objects and interactions, and interact with the objects

HONDA: Human brain controlled robots a reality

Japan’s Honda Research Institute and precision-equipment manufacturer Shimadzu have come up with a system that lets humans control a bot through thought alone. Here, a user gets ready to give the technology a go.