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[TechSpot] OCZ to launch Neural Impulse Actuator “brain controller”????

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Source:http://www.techspot.com/news/29248-o...%E2%80%9D.html

"Straight out of sci-fi culture and into reality, OCZ Technology Group just announced that its Neural Impulse Actuator (NIA) brain-computer interface game controller has begun mass production and that launch into market is “imminent.”

The device is essentially a brain controlled peripheral that reads electrical signals from your brain through 3 carbon sensors and turns them into in-game actions – allowing users to control PC games without the use of a keyboard and minimal use of a mouse.

OCZ promises that average users will be able to begin using the device within hours after some initial practice. Of course, use of the device at its full potential will require some significant amounts of training, but OCZ claims the NIA can cut reaction times by as much as 60 percent over a conventional mouse controller. No concrete details on pricing have been confirmed yet, but sources claim the NIA should sell in the $300 range when it becomes available."

This is crazy! i had no idea they where coming out with this, i have to get one!

SORRY FOR NOT INCLUDING [TECHSPOT] IN HEADER.
post #2 of 26
I will be in trouble if my gf gets one of this.
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I will be in trouble if my gf gets one of this.
haha
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this will be interesting, + rep
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I'm shocked they're already releasing this. Let's see if it's just another powerglove like I predicted.
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post #6 of 26
its also here:

http://www.bhfo.org/news/press-relea...-from-ocz.html

Images and video above, among plenty of info
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WHOA!!!
that seems very innovative.
imagine just thinking about headshotting your opponent and BAM!!!!
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for the low low price of A BILLION DOLLARS!!!
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WHOA!!!
that seems very innovative.
imagine just thinking about headshotting your opponent and BAM!!!!
Imagine how dangerous this device could also be to those with mental illnesses , especially on horror based games written specifically for this device.

a "surprise" could also be interpreted to be much more then just a "shoot" command.

It boggles the mind to be frank, but its very exciting. you can bet the goverment will soon jump in and heavily monitor/regulate it if they prove to be dangerous .
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its couch potato time!
    
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