The dream of controlling and guiding computer-based systems using human brain signals has slowly but steadily become a reality. The available technology allows real-time implementation of systems that measure neuronal activity, convert their signals, and translate their output for the purpose of controlling mechanical and electronic systems. This paper describes the state of the art of non-invasive brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) and critically investigates both the current technological limits and the future potential that BMIs have for space applications. We present an assessment of the advantages that BMIs can provide and justify the preferred candidate concepts for space applications together with a vision of future directions for their implementation. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Prospects of brain-machine interfaces for space system control

CARPI, FEDERICO;DE ROSSI, DANILO EMILIO
2009

Abstract

The dream of controlling and guiding computer-based systems using human brain signals has slowly but steadily become a reality. The available technology allows real-time implementation of systems that measure neuronal activity, convert their signals, and translate their output for the purpose of controlling mechanical and electronic systems. This paper describes the state of the art of non-invasive brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) and critically investigates both the current technological limits and the future potential that BMIs have for space applications. We present an assessment of the advantages that BMIs can provide and justify the preferred candidate concepts for space applications together with a vision of future directions for their implementation. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Menon, C.; de Negueruela, C.; Millán, J. d. R.; Tonet, O.; Carpi, Federico; Broschart, M.; Ferrez, P.; Buttfield, A.; Tecchio, F.; Sepulveda, F.; Citi, L.; Laschi, C.; Tombini, M.; Dario, P.; Maria Rossini, P.; DE ROSSI, DANILO EMILIO
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