Facebook Acquires CTRL-labs to Move Forward on a Neuro-Controlled Wristband

Co-founder and CEO Thomas Reardon will join Facebook Reality Labs

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Facebook said it will acquire New York-based neurotechnology startup CTRL-labs, which has been developing a wristband that enables people to control digital devices including smartphones and computers solely via their movements and neural impluses, and not via screens or keyboards.

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