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Intendix Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) priced
Debuted at the CeBIT 2010, the technology has been developed by the Austrian Guger Technologies (g.tec) especially with the aim of helping patients with locked-in syndrome or other disabilities. It works on a thought-to-computer basis, in other words, by only wearing EEG cap) it becomes possible for the users not only to write texts but also trigger an alarm, let the computer speak the written text, print out or copy the text into an e-mail or to send commands to external devices via brain control.
According to Intendix it requires approximately 10 minutes to get used to the system the first time and the majority performance has been recorded as 5 to 10 characters per minute.
No word on availability but it is priced at €9000 (about $12,250).