Strap an iPhone to your head for a window into your mind
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Google Glass too expensive or unobtrusive for you? How about strapping an iPhone to your head?
That’s not quite the idea behind Neurocam, a prototype wearable technology from Japan. But it does involve placing an iPhone next to your scalp.
Many people walk around with smartphones glued to an ear anyway, so radiation be damned. This rig comes with a brain wave scanner and will record what interests you.
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Attached to a headband, the iPhone is fitted with a prism so its camera grabs footage from your point of view. Meanwhile, the EEG scans of brain activity correlate spikes in interest with the camera footage.
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