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  • Who: The Gadget Show

  • What: Heaviest machine moved using a brain control interface

  • Where: United Kingdom

The heaviest machine moved using a brain control interface weighs 56.2 tonnes (61.95 tons), as demonstrated on the set of The Gadget Show, Studley (UK) on 17 March 2011.

The 56.2 tonnes (61.95 tons) cranes were controlled using brainwave sensors manufacured by NeuroSky, with a control box designed by Loughborough University Design School. The four presenters of The Gadget Show had to move the cranes using their brain waves in order to pick up and transport a 2 tonne car with an electromagnet (supplied by Eclipse Magnetics Ltd).


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