When I was younger I liked to chase tail but if my memory serves me correctly it was a little bit different from this. At least I don’t remember a brain controlled tail being a part of my life.
Shippo is the Japanese word for tail.
Am I the only one who thinks that this is ridiculous? No, of course not. Stupid question. But there are people out there in this world who don’t think it is ridiculous or else this product wouldn’t have made it to the concept stage which is where it is at the moment. Or perhaps they realize it that a brain controlled tail is ridiculous but figure that there is a market for it anyway.
I don’t know, but what I do know is that I used the word ridiculous three times in the last paragraph and that tells me that this Shippo inspires me to use it.
And if you think that Neurowear, the Japanese company behind this brain controlled tail have no intentions of bringing it to the market, think again. They have already produced the Necomimi (translates as cat’s ears) and are selling them in various outlets including Amazon.co.jp. Amazon are discounting them to 8,980 yen (about US$115).
One is more ridiculous (there I go again) than the other. I’m not sure which though. Check out this concept video…
Yep, I know what you are thinking…ridiculous!
Reading some of the copy from their website makes me think that they are not a logical bunch at Neurowear. They say: People think that our bodies have limitations, but just imagine if we had organs that don’t exist, and could control that new body?
- Our bodies do have limitations and
You ought to check out this review too. This chick actually thinks the gadget is reading her brain waves. Airhead.
Anyway, there’s a bit of weirdness for your day.