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Emotiv Epoc Headset delayed due to functioning problems

Emotiv Epoc Headset delayed due to functioning problems

We talked about the Epoc Neuroheadset from Emotiv Systems before, and while it was slated to be released in time for the holidays, it seems to have now hit a roadblock. In fact, the gadget just doesn't seem to work properly.

Originally announced at the Intel Developer's Forum, the Epoc headset was supposed to be able to read your brainwaves and then you could think about moving an item on screen and it would move. Sounds pretty cool, right? But now, the device isn't working as it should.

This is an even bigger problem now for Emotiv because competing devices are expected to make an appearance very soon. I guess we'll just have to wait and see what happens when this one finally makes it to market at an expected retail price of about $300....

Attention-operated vehicle uses EPOC headset to detect distraction, shut down car

Attention-operated vehicle uses EPOC headset to detect distraction, shut down car

Distracted driving, whether due to cell phone usage or other reasons, is a major cause of car crashes and the related fallout both in the U.S. and abroad, something that has prompted the NHTSA to propose an in-car system to automatically block cell phones. The Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia, more commonly called RAW WA, has come up with a more novel solution involving a so called attention-operated car.

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