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Facebook has acquired a start-up which is developing devices that can pick up electrical signals from the brain and transmit them to a computer.

CTRL-Labs has designed a wristband that can identify the signals the brain sends to the hand telling it to move, and decode them. It could then transmit that command - for example, to press a button - to a computer or other device. It also "captures your intention", said Facebook VR president Andrew Bosworth. "So you can share a photo with a friend using an imperceptible movement or just by, well, intending to," he said in a post on his personal Facebook page. Facebook has not confirmed a report by CNBC which claimed that the deal was worth between $500m and $1bn (£0.4bn and £0.8bn). Mr Bosworth said he hoped the CTRL-Lab team would help Facebook to "build this kind of technology, at scale and get it into consumer products faster".


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Oh goodie! FB tracking your every move on the web isn't enough to satisfy the ordinary user, at least not one like me. I need FB to develop this so I won't have to move a muscle. I can simply think about what I want to do and voila' - it's done. Oh, and FB will already know so they won't have to track me! :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: Oh, and the best thing is, then I can live my life without doing anything at all. :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: