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Japanese researchers have created a mind-controllable Gundam robot, turning one of the anime’s most exciting technological concepts into reality.
The model, based on the mobile suit Zaku, has been available through Bandai’s Zeonic Technics package since last year, but that version requires manual programming on a smartphone app.
This time, Neu, a joint venture between Tohoku University and Hitachi, has developed a prototype that moves in response to brain activity.
The innovation is based on Psycommu, a control mechanism in the “Gundam” metaverse’s Universal Century timeline that allows Newtype pilots to mentally manipulate their mobile suits.
Read more here. (Next Shark)