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"Beyond a thousand years from now humans are not quite recognizably human, and I have trouble finding characters."
- Larry Niven

Hypnotelevisor  
  A device that displays memories directly on a helmet screen.  


(Hypnotelevisor helmet)


(Hypnotelevisor helmet in use)

Technovelgy from Buck Rogers, 2430 AD, by Philip Nowlan (w/D. Calkins).
Published by Not Known in 1929
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Compare to the espionage machine from No, No, Not Rogov! (1958) by Cordwainer Smith.

See also this article about a method to actually visualize memories Extract Images Directly From The Human Brain.

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