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2013-05-28 16:27:42

SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VOIS, Inc. (OTCQB: VOIS), has received multiple offers to provide the necessary funding to complete the development of The Company's proprietary EEG headset. Terms are being reviewed to select the best equity financing available. Most Terms being reviewed provide for the placement of restricted stock, which will be held for a minimum of six months by investors. The Company has increased its authorized shares to provide a reserve of shares which are not...

Mobile Devices Using Mind-Control Being Tested By Samsung
2013-04-21 06:02:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Samsung is joining forces with an engineering professor at the University of Texas at Dallas to work on a device which could allow you to control your smartphone or tablet computer with your brain. According to Susan Young of the MIT Technology Review, the device in question is an electroencephalography (EEG) cap which could be used to launch an application, select a specific person out of a list of contacts or a song from a...

2013-03-11 12:24:02

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSky, the leading Brain-Computer Interface company, is adding to their innovative lineup of products with the launch of the Brainwave Starter Kit, a MindWave Mobile package that offers an introduction to neuroscience and brainwave technology. Simply slip on the MindWave Mobile EEG headset and see your brainwaves displayed on screen in the colorful Brainwave Visualizer. Watch your relaxation levels change in real time as you listen to your...

Brain-To-Brain Interface Lets Rats Share Their Thoughts
2013-03-01 09:47:03

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an article written earlier this month for redOrbit, this writer highlighted work being done in the Nicolelis laboratory headed by professor of neurobiology Miguel Nicolelis at Duke University School of Medicine. His previous research reported on the ability to enable a rat to “touch” infrared light through the use of a cortical stimulation technique. For the second time this month, the Nicolelis team has released an...

Novel Wireless Brain Sensor Unveiled
2013-02-28 11:18:44

Brown University A team of neuroengineers based at Brown University has developed a fully implantable and rechargeable wireless brain sensor capable of relaying real-time broadband signals from up to 100 neurons in freely moving subjects. Several copies of the novel low-power device, described in the Journal of Neural Engineering, have been performing well in animal models for more than year, a first in the brain-computer interface field. Brain-computer interfaces could help people with...

Evolution Gave Humans Unique Brain Structures Over Primates
2013-02-24 06:04:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered a pair of functional networks in the human cerebral cortex that are not present in the brains of rhesus macaque monkeys, leading them to theorize that the networks were added during the evolution from ancient primates to the modern day homo sapiens. The networks were discovered by a team of researchers led by neurophysiologist Wim Vanduffel of University of Leuven and Harvard Medical School (HMS), who...

The Secrets Of Human Speech
2013-02-22 08:18:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Nature have uncovered some secrets regarding speech motor control. University of California at San Francisco researchers wrote about how they uncovered a better understanding of the neurological basis of speech monitor control, including brain regions that control lips, jaw, tongue and larynx. This new research helps to shed the light on an ability that is unique to humans, but very poorly...

2013-02-20 08:35:01

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Personal Neuro Devices Inc. (http://personalneuro.com/), a developer of mobile neuro applications, today launched Transcend, an app that gives its users real feedback about the quality of their meditation, using actual neuro-feedback. Transcend allows users to track and improve their meditation practices over time by reporting the quality and duration of their meditation sessions, as well as other helpful metrics. Using these metrics, Transcend...

X-Ray Vision For Lab Rats
2013-02-13 08:59:42

[ Video 1 ] | [ Video 2 ] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The mammalian retina is a masterful example of genetic engineering. Each moment our eyes are open, we take in mountains and mountains of data that has to be pored over, interpreted and processed by a specific cortical region within our brains. Despite their seemingly endless capabilities, even our retinas have their limits. That is, until today, with the release of a new study by researchers led by Duke...

Quadriplegic Woman Uses Robotic Arm To Eat Chocolate For First Time
2012-12-17 10:55:21

[Watch Video: Woman Uses Mind To Move Robotic Arm] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Reaching for an object, shaking someone´s hand, sending a text message–these are all things that most of us take for granted every day. But for people who are quadriplegic (paralyzed from the neck down), like Jan Scheuermann, tasks such as these are not possible because of paralysis. That is until now. Researchers from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and...