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Monkeys Use Brains to Control Virtual Arms

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November 7, 2013
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Duke researchers have developed technology allowing monkeys to control virtual arms using only their brain signals.


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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 27, 2014) — A prototype gaming system being developed by scientists in Austria is taking virtual reality to a new level, allowing gamers to physically walk or run through their virtual world. Its inventors at the Vienna University of Technology say 'The Virtualizer' could also be used to help stroke patients regain their ability to walk. Jim Drury reports.
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