Thought communication and control: a first step using radiotelegraphy
Warwick, K., Gasson, M. N., Hutt, B., Goodhew, I., Kyberd, P., Schulzrinne, H. and Wu, X. (2004) Thought communication and control: a first step using radiotelegraphy. IEE Proceedings-Communications, 151 (3). pp. 185-189. ISSN 1350-2425
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A signalling procedure is described involving a connection, via the Internet, between the nervous system of an able-bodied individual and a robotic prosthesis, and between the nervous systems of two able-bodied human subjects. Neural implant technology is used to directly interface each nervous system with a computer. Neural motor unit and sensory receptor recordings are processed real-time and used as the communication basis. This is seen as a first step towards thought communication, in which the neural implants would be positioned in the central nervous systems of two individuals.