Toy Helicopter Controlled By Brainwaves

Toy Helicopter Controlled By Brainwaves
technology

Puzzlebox Orbit is an educational device that combines a brain-controlled helicopter with open hardware, software, and teaching material.

Emma Hutchings
  • 14 november 2012

San Francisco-based startup Puzzlebox has created a small helicopter that is controlled by brainwaves instead of a remote control. They envision the toy being used as an educational tool to teach kids how to focus. Mashable reports that the helicopter is connected to a NeuroSky MindWave Mobile EEG headset that measures brain activity so when the user concentrates, the helicopter flies in a pre-determined path.

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