Arizona Technology & Innovation
Feb. 8, 2011
Arizona Technology & Innovation takes viewers into the labs, think tanks and unique businesses in our backyard to see how Arizona is on the cutting edge of science, technology and innovation, nationally and internationally. See the development of innovative products, the launch of break-through concepts, and the installation of imaginative manufacturing techniques. Features also will include frank conversations with scientists and other professionals about the rewards and challenges in their work. Arizona Technology & Innovation demystifies the “why” and “how” behind leading edge discoveries and explores how experiments, imagination and hard work today will impact and improve lives for generations.
In this episode, researchers at Arizona State University and Phoenix Children's Hospital are working on a brain-computer interface that will allow people to control electronic devices directly with their brain. Stephen Helms Tillery of the ASU School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering discusses the research.
Arizona Technology & Innovation airs on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. on Eight, Arizona PBS.
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