Elon Musk Neuralink Is Facing Controversy So Jeff Bezo
Elon Musk's Neuralink is facing controversy and a federal investigation
On Thursday Synchron announced the completion of a $75 million funding round led by ARCH Venture Partner
Among the investors are Bezos Expeditions and Gates Frontier.
Bezos the Amazon founder and Microsoft co-founder handles personal investments for Gates.
Synchron focuses on restoring some assistive abilities to paralyzed patients
Which can use its synchronous switches a brain computer interface (BCI)
To move the computer cursor on the screen with only your thoughts
With a minimally invasive procedure the BCI is implanted through the jugular vein into a blood vessel on the surface of the motor cortex of the brain
Other companies, including Neuralink, use more invasive techniques that involve going through the skull.
Things are going less smoothly at Neuralink.
The company is under federal investigation for possible violations of the Animal Welfare Act.