Japanese researches put an external brain interface to an intriguing use. The brain interface lets you control the movement of an avatar in the virtual world of Second Life.
We have already seen a brain interface that controls a ball that moves across a table. Thinking to move around in a virtual world is just a very nice additional dimension.
Sony filed a patent for a Brain Interface back in 2005. Now Sony could use this for Playstation Home. The future does look bright.
Below is a video of the Second Life Brain interface in action.
More details on ScienceBlogs. Via Boing Boing.