Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk

FILE PHOTO: A human brain is seen at the psychiatric hospital in Duffel, Belgium, July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday. Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco, implanted electrodes into the brains […]

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