Elon Musk has said that the first human implanted with a brain chip from his brain-computer interface company Neuralink seems to have fully recovered and can control a computer mouse using thoughts.

“Progress is good, and the patient seems to have made a full recovery, with neural effects that we are aware of. The patient is able to move a mouse around the screen by just thinking,” Musk said in a Spaces event on X.

The tech billionaire also mentioned that Neuralink is now attempting to get as many mouse button clicks as possible from the patient.

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Following approval for human trial recruitment in September last year, the company successfully implanted a chip into its first human patient last month.

Musk said that the company’s first product, called Telepathy, would bring control of a phone or computer just by thinking.

In November last year, the brain-computer interface company raised an additional $43 million in venture capital, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The filing showed that the company raised its previous tranche, led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, from $280 million to $323 million in early August.

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