Ever get bored of talking on the phone?

Posted in Other Stuff by tomgooday on April 21, 2009

US start up Ambient Corporation has a neckband able to pick up the nerve signals the brain sends to the muscles in the voicebox and have a computer decode them. They realised that those signals are sent even when a person thinks about speaking without actually making a sound. As a result, a person wearing the neckband can think a phrase and have the computer recognise it. The video below shows it in action and this article explains more about how it works and how it could benefit phone users and victims of paralysis.

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