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Cybernetics

These pages contain an overview of the various researches and projects being undertaken in the field of cybernetics.

The term Cyborg, also known as a cybernetic organism, was coined by Manfred Clynes and Nathan Kline around 1960.  

This exciting technology could enable humans to increase their intelligence, sensory capabilities and even allow new ways of communicating with those around them.

Further research is ongoing to look at how this technology can be introduced and used in commercial, medical and domestic sectors.

Cyborg projects

View the various cyborg projects which have been carried out and provided further advancement to the area of cyborg technology.

 

Portait of Kevin Warwick

Cyborg projects 1.0 and 2.0

Kevin Warwick, Professor of Cybernetics at the University of Reading, carries out research in artificial intelligence, control, robotics and biomedical engineering. He has instigated a series of pioneering experiments, even implanting neuro-surgical devices into his own median nerves.



Portait of Jesse Sullivan

Jesse Sullivan

Meet Jesse Sullivan, the first bionic man.




Cyborg moth

Cyborg insects

Insects with modified body structures are being developed for use in the warfare environment in order to conduct surveillance missions to transmit back data that could help to prevent acts of terrorism. These flying insects are controlled by stimulating the brain to work the wings for take off, flight and landing.


 


View our exclusive community interview with one of the UK’s most influential experts pioneering this innovative technology, Professor Kevin Warwick, to understand more about the innovative experiments being explored in this field.