Brain-Controlled 'Iron Man' Suit Kicks Off World Cup

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Brain-Controlled 'Iron Man' Suit Kicks Off World Cup

Postby vgbaron » Mon Jun 30, 2014 7:12 am


“A 29-year-old paraplegic literally kicked off soccer's World Cup competition in Brazil on Thursday, using a mind-controlled exoskeleton that looks as if it came from the "Iron Man" movies.

The organizers of the international Walk Again Project said the symbolic soccer-ball kick was performed during the World Cup's opening ceremonies in São Paulo's Corinthians Arena by Juliano Pinto. He's an athlete from Galea in Brazil's São Paulo State who lost the use of his legs after a car accident in 2006...”

Along with World Cup Fever, this interesting event appears to further reinforce the fact that deep brain-to-electronic interfacing like we depict in MindScans is only a matter of time.

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