Mind-controlled telepresence device can benefit less physically abled users

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We’ve seen telepresence robots, remote controlled two-way video-communications devices, featured in a number of different scenarios, such as allowing online gallery exploration after hours or to provide long-distance internships. Now Aubot is enabling less-physically abled users control their telepresence device — using their minds. If users are unable to use the physical remote controls for Teleport, Aubot’s telepresence device, they can instead interface with it using a MindWave EEG reader — this detects brainwaves, so that if users concentrate on making it move over a certain ‘attention threshold’ this will be interpreted by Teleport as a command to move. Users…

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