IN PICTURES: Bye-bye, mouse. Hello, mind control

New interface methods will revolutionise how we interact with computers

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Moving objects with the mind

The Intific and Emotiv headsets can be used to play video games with your mind. NeuroSky makes the technology behind the Star Wars Force Trainer and Mattel's MindFlex Duel game, both of which allow players to levitate balls with the power of their minds. That doesn't mean office workers can sit back, think about the sentences they want to write, and have them magically appear on the screen. "If you're an able-bodied individual, typing words on a keyboard is just so much quicker and more reliable than doing it with the brain control interfaces," says MIT Media Lab's Holtzman.

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