Blur 2012: The Next Generation of Brain Interface: Getting to Know You Better

Ariel Garten, CEO of InteraXon, talks about how thought computing can be both fun and help to change lives. From thought controlled beer taps to analysis of brain waves, thought computing could usher in a new way of using software and computing to change lives.


Blur 2012: The Next Generation of Brain Interface: Getting to Know You Better

Ariel Garten, CEO of InteraXon, talks about how thought computing can be both fun and help to change lives. From thought controlled beer taps to analysis of brain waves, thought computing could usher in a new way of using software and computing to change lives.

Storified by The UpstartCO · Fri, Nov 16 2012 10:15:20

This should be interesting. About to see a session at #blurcon about Thought Controlled ComputingDan Fowlie
#blurcon about brain controlled computer http://pic.twitter.com/lKeK7r6nPeter Vander Auwera
Brainwave-controlled cat ears?! I must have these. #blurcon http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2011-05/5/neurowear-cat-earsVanessa Martinez
Thought controlled beer taps!? I’m sold. #BlurConThe UpstartCO
Ok, when do I get a thought controlled Sphero? #blurcon #gospheroKelly Flanagan
#blurcon > Though controlled lights @mpesce > both light and thought controller have APIsPeter Vander Auwera
After 20 hours of playing a computer game controlled by Beta waves, an ADHD child shows the same improvement as Ritalin #blurcon #hciPaul Muller
Digging @ariel_garten’s #blurcon prez. Getting us amped to talk brain-computer interface during our interview with her later today.The UpstartCO
#blurcon @ariel_garten > next tagging on FB with brainwaves based on your emotional statePeter Vander Auwera
.@ariel_garten talks about the future of thought controlled computing. #blurcon http://instagr.am/p/SGX0UeMVTy/Kelly Tidd
#blurcon @ariel_garten > me: reflecting on how all this can change banking beyond the boring mobile interfaces of today…Peter Vander Auwera
"you can check out your brainwaves without looking like a dork" @ariel_garten says, whilst wearing an aerobics headband #lol #blurconPaul Muller
Wow… @InteraXon + @gosphero = Magic that needs to happen. #blurcon We’re heading to their indiegogo campaign http://ow.ly/flTiuBirdbox
Ariel Garten/Interaxon.ca on next-gen brain-computer interface: thought-controlled computing #blurcon @ Omni http://instagr.am/p/SGYX-IJzLc/GraemeThickins
"I’d rather have a self driving car than a car driven by my thoughts" That could be dangerous! #BlurconBirdbox
Getting the feeling that we’ve just witnessed the beginning of the end of mouse/touchscreen interface #blurcon #hciPaul Muller