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The car that knows what you’re thinking: Nissan’s mind-reading technology

Nissan Brain-to-Vehicle technology redefines future of driving

In the Hollywood blockbuster X-Men franchise, Patrick Stewart plays Professor Charles Xavier, who can read minds to help defeat the bad guys. Now one car maker claims to have developed real mind-reading technology that could help drivers to avoid accidents.

Nissan says it has developed brain-reading technology that not only works but could be fitted to cars within the next five to 10 years. It revealed the innovation at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas.

It means people may one day be able to ‘drive’ their car using little more than their thoughts. Pull on your thinking cap and find out all about ‘brain-to-vehicle’ technology.

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Techtastic or tech-tat? We rate the car and bike technology at CES 2016

 

BMW and Samsung showed a connected mirror at CES 2016

If you get your kicks from microchips, lasers and the Internet of Things rather than pistons, spark plugs and exhausts, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has got your name on it. Since 1967, CES has been held in Las Vegas at the start of each year and has frequently offered gadget lovers and gizmo geeks the first glimpse of emerging technologies. But over the past five years, the car makers have muscled in.

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