Molly Wood visits Neurosky and Chaotic Moon Labs and tries out video games, toys, and a motorized skateboard that she steers
with her mind. Seriously, with her mind!
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Today on future -- were talking about mind control which as it turns out sometimes means getting control of your own mind. I know it sounds -- but it's a reality and this is just one of the devices make an app. Where the -- Is there an entrepreneur of sky as one of the companies behind the futuristic technology they developed a type of headsets that actually read your brain waves or EG outside that's -- disappears we membrane. This is your brain and -- -- -- So the first thing you're gonna notice is that white line which is called the -- EG signal. And that's just a completely unfiltered. Reaction of the electrical energy it's coming out of your forehead. Then using sophisticated algorithms the software takes the data from my brain. And shows my mental state who are very attentive individual. From there I can start screening -- month. Like -- -- number eight. Doing things. That's where yoga practitioners can be really good because they can just turn it on and just lower the heart rate lower -- metabolism. And be relaxed and it's all done with this little headset and -- on your teeth suggest it logistically like howl. Is this talking to this as a Bluetooth the way that works is that your body gets off electrical signals and we make instruments that measure that. And then via Bluetooth communicates with the device so we might take this baby for I had -- -- this baby I guess I mean my brain. Tomorrow what you're playing here is a game called focused -- success very plunking around tension relaxation. First I grew up plants with my mind. Keep restaurant. Makes -- -- just about collecting. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Dyer. A -- And then I was onto exploding -- -- -- -- Okay I was. -- -- -- I also tried Tug of war so you don't -- stagnant. Kind of plus. Now that I've spent some time holding my skills I think I'm gonna take on our intern Brett in a little battle of the minds. It's -- so it's always on. -- -- -- -- -- -- And my challenge was to. Will this floating ball to the other side of the game -- All our pan -- just going that we use on your own show you. Now imagine wearing a headset like this land all the time this is -- -- -- -- And it is more of a social. Type of experience that lets people know what -- thinking they're interested whether your board whether you're relaxed. Do you think -- ever want to Wear them at school. -- today truly the possibilities are mind so I am crazy -- A research lab called chaotic moon has used a headset from a company called. Using your mind. -- -- -- This is running menial stop thinking something is -- making if you were running the board was racing along the -- street.