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2011-03-25 10:45:44

Demonstrating an important milestone for the longevity and utility of implanted brain-computer interfaces, a woman with tetraplegia using the investigational BrainGate* system continued to control a computer cursor accurately through neural activity alone more than 1,000 days after receiving the BrainGate implant, according to a team of physicians, scientists, and engineers developing and testing the technology at Brown University, the Providence VA Medical Center, and Massachusetts General...

2011-03-23 12:20:00

CARDIFF, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced this morning that once successful completion of Mind Technologies' new EEG headset has been achieved, the Company has plans for a world-wide marketing effort to bring the headset and applications to markets around the world. Work on the EEG headset is on schedule and the Company expects to announce a release date soon. Mind Technologies plans to partner...

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...

2011-02-23 12:40:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), a leader in thought controlled technologies, is progressing on many fronts and is providing this first quarter summary to keep its shareholders updated and informed. SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS- The Company's thought controlled software applications, which currently operate on the Emotiv platform, will be made available for all major BCI interfaces. This will open up...

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...

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...

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2011-02-08 09:32:42

By Michael C. Purdy, Washington University in St. Louis Like listeners adjusting a high-tech radio, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have tuned in to precise frequencies of brain activity to unleash new insights into how the brain works. "Analysis of brain function normally focuses on where brain activity happens and when," says Eric C. Leuthardt, MD. "What we've found is that the wavelength of the activity provides a third major branch of understanding...

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...

2010-12-20 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced today that the Company will begin selling the Emotiv EEG headset in addition to the thought-controlled software applications the Company develops. Mind Technologies, Inc. is officially an Emotiv wireless headset reseller and beginning January 1st, 2011, website visitors will be able to purchase the headset directly from Mind Technologies for $299, the same...


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