A company called Emotiv is to launch a headset gaming device for next Christmas that allows users some control over objects on a computer. After a moment of calibration where the device monitors the mind's energy, the device ‘allows' the user to move things around a screen. The reviewers at Crave aren't that impressed with the sophistication:

Of course, there's no relationship at all between brain activity that is consciously trying to “pull” the cube forward and what happens. That is to say, it doesn't matter in any way what you're doing with your mind, so long as what you do during the six-second calibration matches what you do when you try to enact the action.

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