Paralysed people inhabit distant robot bodies with thought alone

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Paralysed people inhabit distant robot bodies with thought alone

IN THE 2009 Bruce Willis movie Surrogates, people live their lives by embodying themselves as robots. They meet people, go to work, even fall in love, all without leaving the comfort of their own home. Now, for the first time, three people with severe spinal injuries have taken the first steps towards that vision by controlling a robot thousands of kilometres away, using thought alone.


Original source of this content: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23230974-600-paralysed-people-inhabit-distant-robot-bodies-with-thought-alone/