Robytes | April 2008 | Monkey to Bot Interface Successful

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Back in January, history was made when researchers at Duke University (www.duke.edu) via the “Network Brain Machine Interface,” connected a monkey brain’s motor and sensory cortex to a humanoid robot located at the Japan Science and Technology agency. As certain neurons fired at different phases and varying frequencies, the signals were interpreted and converted to control the robot’s legs. Thus, as the monkey walked on a treadmill, the bot imitated its movements. The monkey was provided ...

From the column Robytes
SERVO Magazine (April 2008)
By Jeff Eckert


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