The video above comes from Senior iOS Architect at Honda R&D Americas Duane Cash who claims to have come up with a method of controlling Siri using “a brainwave-reading device.” This isn’t the first video that’s popped up online claiming to show brain wave activity controlling an iOS device, and indeed many past videos have been faked. However, Duane’s role as Senior iOS Architect at Honda R&D in Silicon Valley provides a little bit more creditability to the project.
Hello, my name is Duane Cash. I am an iOS developer working on the project to produce a mind-controlled virtual assistant on the iPhone. This is a one of my initial tests using a brainwave-reading device to control some custom Siri functions on a iPhone.
We talked to Duane who confirmed it isn’t a project that Honda is officially working on. As you’ll see in the video above, Duane explained he uses “mental commands from the EEG signals to command the iPhone to open a map, open a menu and close a menu with voice feedback from Siri.”