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Such devices -- "about the size of a large coin" -- will one day be implanted in humans in under an hour using a custom robot that is now under development, he said.
"I could have a Neuralink right now and you wouldn't know," he joked to his audience. "Maybe I do."
As Mashable reported on Friday, Musk's end goal is to be able to solve certain human medical conditions like memory loss, seizures, hearing loss, extreme pain, blindness, paralysis, addiction, depression, insomnia, anxiety, strokes, and brain damage.
“These can all be solved with an implantable neural link,” he asserted. “The neurons are like wiring, and you kind of need an electronic thing to solve an electronic problem.”
While medical experts worldwide might welcome such an achievement, the Neuralink chip's effectiveness remains a question.
The idea isn't new: In 2019, Musk announced that the project allowed a monkey to control a computer device with its mind. Aside from pigs, the device has also been tested on at least 19 different animals and has a success rate of approximately 87%.
Musk believes the tiny implant would be able to connect to an individual's phone via Bluetooth and charge wirelessly overnight.
He also showed that the Neuralink in Gertrude connected "to neurons that are in her snout," receiving signals in real-time when she sniffed and ate food.
During a Q&A segment following his presentation, Musk insisted that the team is "working closely with the FDA" and that safety is the top priority.
Another Neuralink employee explained that all neural data would be encrypted and that the company is already working with penetration testers.
Musk also noted that the company is hiring.
"If you've, like, shipped a smartwatch or a phone, or any kind of complex electronics or complex device, or advanced medical devices, we'd love for you to contact us and consider working here," Musk said toward the end of his presentation. "So a very important point to emphasize is that you do not need to have prior experience [with] brains."