• Facebook's secretive Building 8 tested a prototype device to let you 'hear' through your skin

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Starting as early as January 2017 , the staff of a secretive Facebook initiative called Building 8 have been working to make the world's first brain-computer interfaces, devices that essentially put the functionality of a laptop in your head.
    The initiative includes at least two major publicly reported projects : a noninvasive brain sensor designed to turn thoughts into text and a device that essentially lets you "hear" with your skin.
    That second project is being led by Freddy Abnousi, a cardiologist who previously worked at Stanford University.
    In a study published this summer and...
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