[games_access] telekinetics

Thomas Westin thomas at pininteractive.com
Sat Jul 19 15:27:41 EDT 2008


yes, the Cyberlink is old but Brainfingers now have a new device
called NIA on the market, a competitor to Emotiv, with a nice price
tag (150 USD)

I found a pretty thorough review here

http://techreport.com/articles.x/14957

/Thomas


On 17 jul 2008, at 14.37, David Colven wrote:

> On the other hand here is a new device, I await to be convinced!

>

> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7254078.stm

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> Subject: Re: [games_access] telekinetics

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> Our experiences with this device over the 15 years or so it has been

> around is that it possibly act as a sensitive muscle switch but

> ‘mind control’ in any effective way is way beyond the unit’s

> capabilities. I have yet to be convinced after a number of

> demonstrations and trials that is reliable or reproducible enough to

> be effective.

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> From: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org

> ] On Behalf Of Thomas Westin

> Sent: 16 July 2008 20:58

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> Subject: [games_access] telekinetics

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> here is the Jedi-inspired telekinetic interface prototype I made in

> 2004 with the help of Michael McIntosh, finally got round to make a

> video of it to share with you on this list

>

> - the video was made very early in the morning, hence the hair :)

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4tGF_nvt9c

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> not directly GA oriented, more of a technical / game design

> experiment, but devices like NIA and Emotiv is likely going to be

> helpful for GA (this prototype use the predecessor of the NIA)

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