Skolkovo system of communication 'by force of thought' will go on sale at the end of the year
«We plan to produce the first commercial batch in the winter, since we intend to finish the research and development (R & D) stage by the end of the autumn. The first market for us would be the Russian one. We are considering two business models: the lease of the device and the sale per se, Chichinkina said to the TASS correspondent, adding that the cost of rent will be about three to six thousand rubles a month, and a little more than 100 thousand rubles would buy you the device.
A headset is put on the patient’s head, it then registers the EEG and transfers this data to a computer via a Bluetooth wireless channel. Thanks to a special algorithm, mental efforts of the patient are translated into specific commands for the computer keyboard. As a result, a person can write a letter without the help of voice and movements.