‘With both Mattel’s “Mind Flex” and Uncle Milton’s “The Force Trainer,” the goal is to focus your thoughts in order to levitate a ball. There are no blinking lights or 3-D graphics -– just a wireless headset, a lightweight ball and a fan.
Both toys use a modified form of electroencephalography — or EEG — technology to measure electrical signals emitted by the brain, says Jim Sullivan of NeuroSky, the company that created the technology that makes the toys work.’ via NPR.
- Mattel’s Mind Flex Toy (shoppingblog.com)
- Mattel’s Mind Flex teaches kids fake telepathy (engadget.com)
- Neurosky Mindset Hands-on: Brainwave Gameplay! [Gdc 2009] (i.gizmodo.com)
- NeuroSky Takes Pre-Orders For Its BrainWave Controller (ubergizmo.com)