Elon Musk is about to ship a progress replace for Neuralink, the corporate and know-how he based that goals to create a direct, ultra-low latency connection between our brains and our computer systems. The replace will kick off at 3 PM PT (6 PM ET), and shall be streamed stay above.
Primarily based on Musk’s tweets, what we should always see is an precise product demo of a Neuralink system in motion. The multi-CEO has mentioned that it is going to be a model 2 of the robotic that Neuralink revealed final 12 months throughout an analogous replace. That robotic is a surgical automated platform that’s designed to carry out the extremely exact mind surgical procedure that implants the inner a part of Neuralink’s tech, which is able to finally talk wirelessly with a receiver on the skin of the cranium that may then transmit thought-based enter to computer systems — if growth reaches its lofty targets.
Musk has tempered expectations considerably — what we’ll see remains to be very a lot an “experimental medical system to be used solely in sufferers with excessive medical issues,” and never the final word imaginative and prescient of an interface designed for common shopper consumer that he hopes to sometime obtain. However expectations are nonetheless excessive, provided that final 12 months the corporate had launched into animal testing, and was speaking about probably coming into human testing throughout the subsequent 12 months.