Facebook Acquires BCI Startup CTRL-Labs to Develop Neural Input Device

Facebook announced today plans to acquire CTRL-Labs, a brain-computer interface startup developing hardware and software for decoding electrical activity from the brain to be used for computer input. Facebook says that with the company’s expertise, it plans to develop a wrist-worn neural input device.

Facebook’s VP of AR and VR, Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, announced the planned acquisition of CTRL-Labs via his Facebook page today. Bosworth said that the company will join the Facebook Reality Labs team, Facebook’s VR and AR research and development group. The price of the acquisition was not announced; founded in 2015, CTRL-Labs had previously raised

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