(Image source from: Ksl.com)
Elon Musk wants to test Brain Chip in Human beings:- Billionaire businessman Elon Musk told that his companies will soon be able to implant a device into the human brain to allow a communication with a computer. It is Neuralink, a start-up initiated by Elon Musk and it would allow the users to communicate directly with the computers through their thoughts. Elon Musk also announced that he would soon get a chip for himself. During a presentation, Elon Musk said that they have submitted the paperwork to the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) and they are expecting all the needed permissions in the next six months. Elon Musk expressed his confidence on starting the project very soon. He said that Neuralink is working on the first human implant and they are extremely careful. Elon Musk who acquired Twitter recently also owns SpaceX and Tesla.
Elon Musk through Neuralink announced in July 2019 that the first test will be performed on humans in 2020 but the coronavirus pandemic delayed their plans. The prototypes are in the size of a coin and they have been implanted in the skulls of the monkeys initially. The monkeys have been spotted playing basic video games through the Neuralink implant. Elon Musk also said that this process can be used to restore the vision and the mobility in the human beings in the future. Elon Musk also said that he is quite confident on restoring the possible body functionality. Synchron is the only company working on similar systems and projects.