A neural implant can translate brain activity into sentences

Decoding the brain’s instructions to vocal tracts could someday help the speechless speak

grid of electrodes

DECODING SPEECH  Scientists have transformed brain signals, captured by this grid of electrodes designed to record brain activity, into synthesized sentences. The technique could one day help people who can’t speak communicate.


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