“We don’t want to have to explicitly use verbal cues or a push of a button, something that’s very unnatural for the human to communicate with the robot,” Gil adds. “We want this to be very natural and almost seamless.” And nothing is more seamless than a robot reading your mind.
“We’re also very interested in the potential for using this idea in driving,” says Rus, “where you have passengers in an autonomous car and the passengers’ fears or brain signals—I mean this is getting futuristic—but the brain waves from the passengers get used by the car to adjust its own behavior.”
Plus simple qu’un bouton ? Really ?