Muscling in

An assortment of folks from Microsoft and academia are working on a muscle-computer gestural interface; the current examples show how you can play Guitar Hero with an air guitar, control your MP3 player while jogging, and open your car door when your hands are full. All units are wired at present, but wireless versions are in the works. Hoping this gets extended to more types of environmental control applications by people who have little or no hand movement.

Etre: Muscle-Computer Interfaces: Play Guitar Hero without a guitar

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