Of all the brain-machine interfaces currently under development, one technology in particular has the potential to become part of all our lives. Mind-controlled virtual-reality simulators are currently used as a training tool for disabled people learning how to use brain-computer interfaces. But experts predict that they could be the next big thing in computer entertainment. Virtual-reality environments are already being developed for the entertainment industry.
|Brain-computer interfaces can be used to control virtual-reality simulators.|
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