- Posted by Emily
- On 28th February 2019
This week The Independent reported on how AI is being used to give a voice to people who have lost the power of speech.
Clear, intelligible speech using computer processing of human brain activty has been acheived by scientists for the first time.
Researchers at the Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University were able to reconstruct the words a person heard by monitoring their brain activity.
The breakthrough is an important step towards creating a brain-computer interface capable of reading the thoughts of people who are unable to communicate verbally.
Read the full story here: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/brain-computer-interface-ai-translates-thoughts-speech-artificial-intelligence-columbia-university-a8753031.html