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2011-03-21 07:18:00

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroFocus unveiled the first dry, wireless headset designed to capture brainwave activity across the full brain today at the 75th Annual Advertising Research Foundation conference being held at the Marriott Marquis in New York. Developed over the last three years, Mynd(TM) combines medical-grade technology with mobility, leapfrogging current neurological testing methods. For the first time, market researchers will be able to capture the highest...

2011-02-28 08:41:34

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It sounds like science-fiction, but one researcher has used new technology that may someday allow patients with a prosthetic arm to move their limb by thought alone. Daniel Moran, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical engineering and neurobiology in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and colleagues just completed a set of experiments that employed the use of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) called EECoGs. These are...

2011-02-18 17:07:32

Mind over matter Daniel Moran has dedicated his career to developing the best brain-computer interface, or BCI, he possibly can. His motivation is simple but compelling. "My sophomore year in high school," Moran says, "a good friend and I were on the varsity baseball team. I broke my arm and was out for the season. I was feeling sorry for myself when he slide into home plate head first and broke his neck. "So I knew what I wanted to do when I was 15 years old, and all my career is just based...

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2011-02-18 10:15:00

Brain-machine interfaces make gains by learning about their users, letting them rest, and allowing for multitasking You may have heard of virtual keyboards controlled by thought, brain-powered wheelchairs, and neuro-prosthetic limbs. But powering these machines can be downright tiring, a fact that prevents the technology from being of much use to people with disabilities, among others. Professor Jos© del R. Millán and his team at the Ecole Polytechnique F©d©rale de...

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2011-02-18 07:05:00

Todd Kuiken, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Center for Bionic Medicine and Director of Amputee Services at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), presented the latest bionic prosthetic arm that is controlled by an operator's thoughts at a major US science conference, where it went on display Thursday. The bionic arm uses technology called Targeted Muscle Reinervation (TMR), which works by rerouting brain signals from nerves that were severed in an injury to muscles that are working and...

2011-02-17 16:50:38

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have been awarded funding for two projects that will place brain-computer interfaces (BCI) in patients with spinal cord injuries to test if it is possible for them to control external devices, such as a computer cursor or a prosthetic limb, with their thoughts. The projects build upon ongoing research conducted in epilepsy patients who had the interfaces temporarily placed on their brains and were able to move cursors and play computer games, as...

2011-02-15 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (OTC Pink Sheets: JEDM), a leader in thought controlled technologies, announced today that a new member has joined the Company's Brain Trust for Medicine and Technology. Doug Frank is the former President of Music Operations, Warner Pictures who supervised the music on the Batman, Harry Potter, Lethal Weapon and Matrix series, as well as on such feature films as "Charlie and the...

2011-02-10 12:26:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://MindTechnologiesInc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced today that design concepts are complete with the Company's new Brain Computer Interface (BCI). The new BCI is a technologically advanced EEG headset which represents a significant upgrade from anything else available on the market today. Funding and completion of the BCI is being facilitated through Mind Technologies' majority owned subsidiary in Europe,...

2010-12-31 00:01:00

Brain-Computer Interfacing takes the next step as a community driven, online personal growth media service utilizing the NeuroSky® MindSet interface. Mill Valley, CA (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 Zen master's kyosaku starting to leave a bruise? Perhaps the sensuous bubbles and tingles of IMAGERCISEâ“ž¢ are just the encouragement one needs. Combining the variety of an online community media repository with the brainwave-savvy intuition of the NeuroSky®...

2010-12-20 18:33:00

TOKYO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- B-Bridge International proudly unveils the first brainwave athletic trainer. Powered by NeuroSky, the leader in mass-market Brain-Computer Interface technology, the BrainAthlete system is the first sports training unit available for general consumers to track an athlete's level of concentration, helping them find their "zone." Engineered into a standard golf visor, three non-invasive contact points in the headband monitor the EEG...


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