Thought-reading headset lets users speak their mind

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Combining a wireless connected EEG headset from Emotiv and an assistive communication app, Smartstones is bringing speech to those who have difficulty communicating verbally.

A more precise way to measure your brain

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Measuring activity in the brain can tell us a lot about how a brain functions, as well as when the functioning is disrupted.

People in different buildings linked brain to brain

Posted in Science on 25th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

The first brain-to-brain telepathy-like communication between two participants via the Internet has been performed by University of Washington researchers.

Surge in US 'brain-reading' technology patents

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Fewer than 400 neuro-technology patents a year had been filed in 2000-09. But that had doubled to 800 in 2010. And 1,600 such patents had been lodged in the US in 2014.

A brain-machine interface to control a prosthetic hand

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Non-invasive technique allows amputee to control prosthetic hand by his thoughts.