Watching a movie has traditionally been a largely passive experience.
But what if the person watching could influence what happens on-screen via their brainwaves?
An experimental short-film called ‘Scanners’ aims to create a platform that bridges the gap between digital arts and neuroscience.
While the platform was developed to explore a possible new dimension of visual art, Ramchurn says the system is the perfect device for exploring dreams because it brings a person’s subconscious to the forefront, visualizing it in front of their eyes. He added that scientists are close to developing a device that is capable of making detailed recordings of a dream.