Practical Interface Experiments with Implant Technology

  • Kevin Warwick
  • Mark Gasson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3058)


In this paper results are shown to indicate the efficacy of a direct connection between the human nervous system and a computer network. Experimental results obtained thus far from a study lasting for over 3 months are presented, with particular emphasis placed on the direct interaction between the human nervous system and a piece of wearable technology. An overview of the present state of neural implants is given, as well as a range of application areas considered thus far. A view is also taken as to what may be possible with implant technology as a general purpose human-computer interface for the future.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin Warwick
    • 1
  • Mark Gasson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CyberneticsUniversity of ReadingReadingUK

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