China's first mind-controlled car has been developed by researchers in the north-east port city of Tianjin.
Chinese researchers have developed what they say is the country's first car that uses nothing but brain power to drive.
The research team from Nankai University, in the north-eastern Chinese port city of Tianjin, has spent two years bringing the mind-controlled vehicle to reality.
By wearing brain signal-reading equipment a driver can control the car to go forward, backwards, come to a stop, and both lock and unlock the vehicle, all without moving their hands or feet.
Researcher Zhang Zhao told Reuters the equipment comprises 16 sensors that capture EEG (electroencephalogram) signals from the driver's brain. They developed a computer program that selects the relevant signals and translates them, enabling control of the car.
Good development, but needs 2b proven for being fit for use by all!!
Highly prone to risk of accident in case of lack or loss of concentration!!
However, its Road Worthiness needs to be tested and commercial feasibility studied b4 it can be put into the Mkt.
Quite Interesting ! May be this tech has application in Military use :-)
This is a fantastic achievement. Hope the concept is improved made generally available. It would definitely help the physically disabled people.
Vikram S Gupta
Modiji please encourage such development in India
WOW!!!!!! Star wars in reality we indian just waiting for copycat. IIT and other institutes not even nearby thinking
Now India will say it made one in Vedic period but presently people are seeking visa to US, no time
What if a person just thinks of a reverse in middle of a road ?
Please bring one to read Indian politician brain , If at all they have
What happened if you let a rapist or terrorist drive the car?
Vishnu Swaroop Kyanam
What is the use? Aperson has to sit and concentrate. No where close to a driverless Car.