While every company is trying to beat Apple to the punch with motion and voice-controlled TV interfaces, Haier's working on something entirely different: mind-controlled TV.
The idea of your car being able to read your brain to decide whether you're about to dose off or just need a little driving assistance could become a reality. Nissan's doing research to create a smarter car — one that predicts what you might do next when you're behind the wheel. Hell yeah!
Researchers at Princeton University have figured out how to use functional MRI scans to tell what's on your mind. They can't yet tell exactly what you're thinking about, but they can get close enough to distinguish whether you're thinking about (say) an animal as opposed to a vegetable.
You're sitting at a PC, your arms folded across your chest as you ponder an important question: What's the capital of Belize? As you form the query in your mind, it suddenly appears typed out like magic on screen and,...