Brain Waves Used to Create 3D Printed Object

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 27, 2013 at 10:07 PM Research News
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A technology company from Chile has claimed to print world's first physical object using the power of the mind.
Brain Waves Used to Create 3D Printed Object
Brain Waves Used to Create 3D Printed Object

According to technology blog neurogadget.com, George Lakowsky, the CTO for Thinker Thing, a self-described "creative group" managed to successfully create an object using a brain-computer interface headset.

Lakowsky used the interface to form a 3-D shape using his thoughts that were then sent to a 3-D printer for fabrication of the object- a cluster of polygons which resembled a toy robot's arm, Fox News reported.

Thinker Things founder Bryan Salt said though the first object Lakowsky created was simple it is still a considerable breakthrough in their project.

He said that Lakowski was able to control an evolutionary process, which grows a 3D object using the small electrical impulses detectable in the brain.

Salt added that the evolving model is created in a form that can be read by the latest 3D printers, which allows them to create objects directed by the mind.

Source: ANI

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