Nicole Abene

Wacky-Looking "Brain Cap" Transfers Thoughts Into Motion

by , 08/07/11
filed under: Wearable Technology

University of Maryland, wearable technology, brains, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

Yes, this looks like a poster for a new Sci-Fi flick, but it’s actually a hat that transfers thoughts into motion! Designed by José ‘Pepe’ L. Contreras-Vidal, an associate professor of kinesiology, the “Brain Cap” is an innovative, non-invasive piece of headgear that has the potential to control computers, prosthetic limbs, motorized wheelchairs, and even digital avatars. So how does the the cap work? Click ahead to learn more about this futuristic technology!

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