‘Samsung working on mind-control tech for tablets’

LONDON: South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly working on a mind-controlled tabletthat would changed the way we interact with our electronics.

The tech giant and US researchers are working together to create a technology that would allow people to launch an application and make selections on a Galaxy tablet by concentrating ona blinking icon.

According to the BBC, users need to wear a cap studded with EEG-monitoring electrodes. But such a device would be invaluable to people with mobility issues the report said.

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 smartphone already allows users to control the screen using their eyes. Using “smart pause” the user can pause a video by looking away from the screen while another feature uses eye movements to scroll through content.