What if one day thought communication will become possible. To many people the prospect of reading one’s mind is frightening. How could we possibly live in the world where our most secret thoughts are no longer hidden from others?
But for people who are unable to speak, the ability to communicate by thought would be God-sent.
The technology already exists where brain implants are used to manipulate robotic limbs using thoughts, and now researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, are working on translating brain signals directly into audible speech using a voice synthesizer.
Read more about this here: A Speech Synthesizer Direct to the Brain