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Cat's ears can read your brainwaves

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Cats-earsA JAPANESE technology company has invented strap-on cat's ears which can read brainwaves and reflect the wearer's mood.


The ears on the Necomimi use sensors to pick up on the user's feelings and perk up or slump down accordingly.

And before you ask 'why?' it's to capitalise on Japan's twin fascinations with cuteness and experimental hi-tech say Necomimi firm Neurowear.

Neurowear developer Kana Nakano said: “We were exploring new ways of communicating and we thought it would be interesting to use brainwaves.

“Because the sensors must be attached to the head, we tried to come up with something cute.”

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