Japanese MIC is conducting a Study Group regarding Brain and ICT, in order to resolve some issues that ICT is facing, such as the increase of information date through ICT networks, inconvenient ICT equipments for challenged people. It will be wrapped up in March 2011.
BFI (Brain-Function Installed Information Network)
<ICT learning from brain>
Network control technology by applying superior brain function
<Reading brain by ICT>
R&D aiming Machines/PCs interface system, by use of non-invasive brain activity measurement and nationwide braodband ICT network.
<Supporting brain by ICT>
Basic research to support human communication by finding out the system of advanced human intellectual thought.
Japan is conducting related R&D projects with some US organizations (e.g. Boston University) .