Facebook Is Working on Some Brainy Technology - Fortune

Facebook on Wednesday pulled aside the curtain on a secretive unit headed by a former chief of the Pentagon's research arm, disclosing that the social media company is studying ways for people to communicate by thought and touch. Facebook launched ...

Facebook has 60 people working on how to read your mind - The Guardian

Social network says it's assembled a team to build technology that allows you to 'think' commands at your smartphone. But what if you think that's scary? Regina Dugan, head of Facebook's hardware innovation division Building 8, speaks at the company's ...

Mental typing? Hearing through your skin? Facebook is working on it - New Atlas

Facebook's F8 development conference is currently underway. So far, the social media giant has outlined several of its visions for AI, networking and virtual reality, but the work of its Building 8 product development team is perhaps the most ambitious ...

Produce With Your Mind and Listen With Your Skin? Facebook Is Developing Amazing New Tech - EDM Sauce

We learned from Business Insider today that Facebook is currently working on some seriously incredible new technology. The tech and social media giant announced in their conference in San Jose, CA that their latest projects involves silent ...

Forget Typing: Facebook Teases Internet Mind Control - PC Magazine

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Facebook wants you to be able to control the internet with your mind, and listen to the world around you...with your skin. Engineers at the company's Building 8 division are working on what they call a silent speech interface, which ...

Facebook's future tech lets you type with your brain and hear through your skin - Wareable

Mark Zuckerberg has made it clear that Facebook is interested in computer interfaces using the human brain, but we haven't really seen any concrete examples of what kind of interfaces the company was working on. Now we do, as Facebook's Regina Dugan ...

Questioning Facebook's vision of brain-controlled devices - TNW

Before you hit send on that next email, imagine a future where you don't have to. Something as simple as physically interacting with the send button will one day be a memory, a relic of a time in which people still needed to talk to their devices, or ...

Facebook Is Working on Technology That Lets You Type and Control VR Devices With Your Mind - Adweek

Regina Dugan, who heads up Facebook's R&D unit, said the company is creating a way to control VR and AR with the mind. Getty Images. Share. By Marty Swant. |. 18 mins ago. Share. Think Facebook's plans for virtual and augmented reality push the ...

Facebook Building Tech To Help You To Type With Your Brain And 'Hear' With Your Skin - CBS Philly

MENLO PARK, Calif. (CNN) — Facebook is working on technology that will let you type words directly from your brain and “hear” through your skin. The company has assembled a team of 60 scientists and engineers to work on the future of communication at ...

Facebook Wants to Make It Possible to Type With Just Your Brain - 41 NBC News

Regina Dugan, vice president of engineering of Building 8 at Facebook, speaks on stage during the second day of the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam / REUTERS. The efforts ...

Facebook's Thought-Typing Brain Implant is Ambitious AF - Inverse

Facebook's most-advanced platform isn't a new messenger bot, app, or even a solar-powered internet drone, it's the human brain itself. The social media giant announced today at its F8 developer conference that its secretive Building 8 research lab is ...

Facebook has a plan to let you type with your brain - USA TODAY

SAN JOSE — There's mind-blowing technology, and then there's brain-computer technologies. Facebook's “direct brain interface,” a creation of its secretive Building 8 division, could take tech-enhanced communication to the next level. Facebook is ...

Facebook F8 Day 2: AR glasses, brain typing, skin listening, and more - Mashable

Day 1 at Facebook's annual F8 conference was filled with enhancing the present. Day 2 was all about setting the vision for the future, and things got weird. The company also stated a new goal to "create and ship new, category-defining consumer products ...

Facebook out to read minds - Phys.Org

The social network giant, at its annual developers conference, unveiled Wednesday projects aimed at allowing users to use their minds to type messages or their skin to hear words. "Speech is essentially a compression algorithm, and a lousy one at that ...

What happens to user privacy when Facebook starts talking brain implants? - The Tech Portal

Facebook's F8 conference went through a second, highly eventful day today. While yesterday's focus was on upgrading the existing technologies and products, today was spent addressing the future and the form it could take. In a very interesting stage ...

Facebook Wants To Get Inside Your Brain So You Can Type Telepathically - Vocativ

Facebook knows a lot about us including our favorite music, friends, location. But soon, it hopes to also know what's inside our head: The company's Building 8 research group says it's developing a brain-computer interface to detect a user's thoughts ...

Facebook shares brain-control ambitions - BBC News

Facebook says it is working on technology to allow us to control computers directly with our brains. It is developing “silent speech” software to allow people to type at a rate of 100 words per minute, it says. The project, in its early stages, will ...

Facebook's newest tech will let you type with your brain and hear with your skin - Digital Trends

These breakthroughs may seem lightyears away, but Facebook says they are in fact closer than we think -- possessing massive implications for the future of communication in our lifetime. Facebook has some pretty surprising ideas about the future of ...

Facebook is building brain-computer interfaces for typing and skin-hearing - TechCrunch

Today at F8, Facebook revealed it has a team of 60 engineers working on building a brain-computer interface that will let you type with just your mind without invasive implants. The team plans to use optical imaging to scan your brain a hundred times ...

Facebook is developing a way to read your mind - Recode

That was the question Facebook executive Regina Dugan, who runs the company's secretive research and hardware lab Building 8, posed to the audience Wednesday at the company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose. The question was not ...