Technology Spotlight: Mind-controlled VR

Ramses Alcaide, Neurable and Rachel Metz, MIT Technology Review

Watch a live demo of Neurable–a mind controlled VR game–and a discussion with Rachel Metz and Neurable's founder, Rames Alcaide.

Ramses Alcaide, Founder and CEO , Neurable

Ramses Alcaide is an electrical engineer, neuroscientist, previous CEO of Pharo, and current CEO of Neurable. At Pharo, he managed high-impact health projects such as a malaria prediction system, a rehabilitation technology for stroke patients, and a health monitoring system. As a researcher, he has worked extensively to develop brain-computer interface (BCI) technology for people with amputations, children with cerebral palsy, and people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was also the CTO and CSO at NeuroStride, developing their go-to-market strategy and technology. Lastly, he is also the inventor and primary developer of Neurable. His honors include the Neuroscience Innovator Award, a National Science Foundation Fellowship, and a Ford Foundation Fellowship.

Rachel Metz, Senior Editor for Mobile, MIT Technology Review

As MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for mobile, Rachel Metz covers a wide variety of startups and writes gadget reviews out of the San Francisco office. Before arriving at MIT Technology Review in early 2012, Rachel spent five years as a technology reporter at the Associated Press, covering companies including Apple, Amazon, and eBay, and penning reviews. She has also worked as a freelancer, covering both technology and crime for the New York Times.

Topics

Intelligent Machines
Artificial intelligence and robots are transforming how we work and live.

Connectivity
What it means to be constantly connected with each other and vast sources of information.

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