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Re: Part III: The Role of Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
Max Maxfield   3/14/2012 2:48:45 PM
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@"When I hear HMI, my original impression was like Robotic or Prosthetics arms or legs or body parts..but concluded it as user interfacing."


Interesting question -- most folks today think of HMI (Human Machine Interface) in the context of a human communicatinc with a computer (perhaps by a touch screen like on in iPad, but also via keyboard or mouse) or with an industrial control system (which may also include knobs amnd dials and lights and switches and klaxtons and ....).   But if you wanted to, you coudl take this ti include systems like Stephen Hawkings uses where th ecommputer tracks the momement of the eyes ... or how about the systems that measure electrical signals in the mucsles and are used to control artificial limbs - -or brainwave monitrs uses to conteol wheelchairs -- in the future we may have direct neural implants -- all of these fall under the "umbrella" name of HMI



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