Elon Musk is about to ship a progress replace for Neuralink, the corporate and expertise 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 three PM PT (6 PM ET), and shall be streamed dwell above.
Based on Musk’s tweets, what we must always see is an precise product demo of a Neuralink gadget in motion. The multi-CEO has stated that it will likely 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 can finally talk wirelessly with a receiver on the surface of the cranium that may then transmit thought-based enter to computer systems — if growth reaches its lofty objectives.
Musk has tempered expectations considerably — what we’ll see remains to be very a lot an “experimental medical gadget to be used solely in sufferers with excessive medical issues,” and never the last word imaginative and prescient of an interface designed for normal shopper person that he hopes to sometime obtain. But expectations are nonetheless excessive, on condition 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.