Although I don't normally write about IT/Science matters here, a piece on the BBC News website this morning, got me thinking about the future of flight, travel and tourism.
Imagine being on a Ryanair plane in 10-20 years time, taking off from London Stansted (STN), heading for Faro (FAO) for your Algarve holiday, and flown by a pilot sitting in Lisbon who is wearing a skull cap with electrodes to pilot the aircraft!
Sci-Fi? Sounds Far-Fetched?
No! Portuguese IT wizards, (and they are!), at Tekver EMEA have developed and are proving that such a system may be possible, using brain power to fly drones.
See the BBC News Report here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31584547
and this blog post by Tekver: http://tekevernews.blogspot.pt/2015/02/using-just-your-brain-to-control-drone.html
Parabéns! Força Portugal!!
Well done the BBC and SIC Noticias for reporting this!
and on Radio Renascença