Human Robot testing? Neuralink, a company founded by Elon Musk, has achieved a significant milestone by completing its first human brain implant

Neuralink: Human Robot
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Neuralink, a company founded by Elon Musk, has achieved a significant milestone by completing its first human brain implant.

Elon Musk announced the news on Monday via his Twitter handle, stating that the first Neuralink product is named “Telepathy.”

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The implant developed by Neura Link is designed to enable individuals to control phones, computers, and various devices through their thoughts.

The initial implant recipient is reported to be recovering well, with promising results in neuron spike detection. Elon Musk shared that the initial users of Neura Link’s technology would be individuals who have lost the use of their limbs.

Musk expressed the goal of enabling faster communication for individuals like Stephen Hawking, envisioning a scenario where they can communicate more efficiently than traditional methods.

Neura Link’s technology builds upon decades of research in implanting electrodes in human brains to interpret signals and address conditions such as paralysis, epilepsy, and Parkinson’s disease. The Neuralink implant contains over 1,000 electrodes, offering a higher degree of precision by targeting individual neurons.

The neuralink brain implant is positioned within the user’s skull, and wireless communications transmit brain signal data to a Neura link app, decoding the signals into actions and intents.

Neura link aims to assist paralyzed individuals initially, and Musk envisions broader applications, including helping people with hearing and vision loss. The long-term vision involves enabling humans to merge with artificial intelligence.

neuralink human trials received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for clinical trials on humans in May of the previous year. The company has faced criticism for its surgical work in animals, particularly primates, with concerns raised by groups such as the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

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