Elon musk’s neuralink Wants to create matrix in real life
Elon Musk, the CEO of Spacex and Tesla, is onto his next project: a neural interface connecting the human brain with computer technology. The latest endeavor – Neuralink – is four years away from launching its first product to the market. The Neuralink device would initially focus on people with severe brain injuries.
“The first use of the technology will be to repair brain injuries as a result of stroke or cutting out a cancer lesion, where somebody’s fundamentally lost a certain cognitive element,” said Musk. “It could help with people who are quadriplegics or paraplegics by providing a neural shunt from the motor cortex down to where the muscles are activated.”
Elon Musk isn’t the only Silicon Valley tech-entrepreneur working on an implantable brain-computer interface. Braintree CEO Bryan John has invested $100 million on Kernel, a company that aims to combine the human brain and machine intelligence. At the F8 Developer Conference, Facebook CEO Mark zuckerberg revealed that it is working on a similar interface.
According to the wall Street Journal, the Californiaheadquartered Neuralink is a medical research company. The launch of its first product would depend heavily on regulatory approval timing and how well the device works on people with disabilities. The device seeks to create micro-implants of the neural interfaces augmenting the brain with computer assistance.