Straight from the Tom Cruise school of brain-wasting gadgetry comes the Telekinetic Obstacle Course, a deviously designed tool for generating headaches and a satisfyingly solid inferiority complex. Clip on the headband and think the ball around the course, through hoops, baskets and chutes, using nothing more than a bit of EEG juice and ‘the force’. We could push it a little and call it mindless fun, but where’s the joy in that? $99.95.
This is the game that uses your focused brain waves to maneuver a ball through an obstacle course. A headband and two earlobe clips mearsure theta wave activity produced by your brain (similar to EEG monitoring technology used by medical professionals). As you relax and concentrate, the headband sends a wireless signal (based on your mental commands) to the game’s air fan, which increases or decreases its speed, suspending or lowering a foam ball through one of eight obstacles, including hoops, teeter-totters, baskets, or chutes.