Stick your eyes back in your mouth

Looking for a new way to enhance your sex life? Tired of using the same old vision technology? Try hooking 144 electrodes up to your tongue. Paul Bach-y-Rita is developing a high-resolution interface to one of the most dense areas of nervous endings, which also comes with great conductance thanks to saliva.

The wired article that led me to this also says that Bach-y-Rita is hoping to have a wireless retainer-like interface that could be used for a number of purposes. The holy grail of course, “a sensor-filled condom that, in theory, could channel sexula stimulation to the tongue.”

U of Wisc: Tongue seen as portal to the brain

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