Mind-Reading Cars from Nissan



Self-driving cars haven't made it to the streets yet, but they may already soon become obsolete. Nissan is working with the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne on a mind-controlled car that reads the driver's brain activity, eye movement, and environment to run. There is no release date set and, as you can imagine, a whole lot of kinks to work out.  -Link

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I was thinking the same, Nick. I imagine that it could work if they incorporated the mechanisms that self-driving cars have--sensors that keep cars from colliding with the environment, and a preset destination point. The mind-reading aspect then seems kind of pointless to me, but we can never guess how far technology can bring us. Neuroscience is awesome.
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They might one day get this to work, but only if they can find a driver who is 100% focussed on his/her driving and has a mind which is completely, utterly, entirely immune to distractions of any kind. Good luck with that - taking the kids to school may be one of those kinks they'd have trouble with.
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