On Monday Facebook announced the acquisition of CTRL-labs, a New York startup that specializes in allowing humans to control computers using their brains.
The startup will join Facebook Reality Labs, a division of the social media company . The size of the deal was between $500 million and $1 billion.
This will be the result the wristband detects electrical signals from your spinal cord that tell your hand muscles how to move. CTRL Labs works to decode those signals and translate them into a digital signal that a device, such as a phone or computer, can understand.
“It captures your intention so you can share a photo with a friend using an imperceptible movement or just by, well, intending to,”
So very soon, your thoughts will be translated into texts, making it possible that you can do Facebook hands-free with VR capturing your intentions in your mind sharing with friends.