Tianjin University employee Wei Xiwen at the World Robot Conference in China set a record for typing speed using the neural interface. According to the Chinese newspaper “People’s Daily”, the mechanism of Xiwen spent 0.413 seconds to determine the desired English letter with 100% accuracy.
Wei Xiwen created a special neural interface for the exchange of information between the brain and the computer. He used the experience of Aomen and Syangan universities. His program learned to read the biocurrents of the brain at a speed of 691.55 bits per minute.
In April 2017, Facebook announced the creation of its own neural interface for typing with the help of reading brain signals. The developers promised a typing speed of 100 words per minute.
On July 30, 2019, the company shared its successes. Facebook said that their project is far from complete. According to the test results, recognition accuracy ranged from 61% to 76%, taking into account that the set of topics for questions was seriously limited. At the same time, the experimental responded aloud.