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Huffington Post: An Entrepreneur Makes Speech a Reality for All

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Smartstones, Inc., a company taking great leaps in improving communication technology, is today releasing a new product that will directly improve millions of lives. GlobalMindED is proudly committed to supporting the innovative efforts of companies like Smartstones, whose products and services increase access, equity, and opportunity for people of all backgrounds and abilities. Smartstones’ new […]

Fast Company: Tan Le

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There’s a reason computers, cell phones, and even basic remote controls come with instructions: We need to learn how to use them. “But imagine a device,” says Tan Le, founder and president of Emotiv Systems, an electronics company focused on brain-computer interfaces, “that learns how to use you.” In December, Le unveiled the company’s first […]

FMCG Packaging A-B Testing using VR and Emotiv Mobile EEG Headsets

By VR-ify   Abstract Large food, drink and snack brands spend billions of dollars each year to release new products. The packaging of these products is often decided by a handful of marketeers/ designers, because it would be too expensive to conduct a large consumer A/B test with different packagings in real stores. With virtual […]

World First Brain Drone Race

An interesting test of one’s cognitive ability and mental endurance requiring competitors to ‘out-focus’ an opponent in a drone drag race fueled by electrical signals emitted from the brain. Wearable EEG systems have incredible potential for so many applications and the data we acquire is crucial in advancing our understanding of the brain’s function and […]

A Fitbit for the brain is around the corner

By Betsy Isaacson at Newsweek   Every time you blink, think or move, your brain generates electricity as individual neurons in the skull transmit information needed to make it happen. If we could detect the electrical signals produced by individual neurons, we could, in theory, read a person’s mind.Amazing. And exceedingly difficult. The amount of […]

This Technology May Eliminate Student Daydreaming

By Feral Bell   Abstract There are few things more frustrating for a teacher than seeing their students switch off during class. The time and energy spent checking whether children are actively listening or whether they have drifted off could certainly be better used elsewhere. Enter Emotiv, a US-based technology company, which has come up […]

Towards the bio-personalization of music recommendation systems: A single-sensor EEG biomarker of subjective music preference

Dimitrios A. Adamosa, Stavros I. Dimitriadisb, Nikolaos A. Laskarisb.  School of Music Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece Abstract Recent advances in biosensors technology and mobile EEG (electroencephalographic) interfaces have opened new application fields for cognitive monitoring. A computable biomarker for the assessment of spontaneous aesthetic brain responses during […]

Nat Geo Explorers: Tan Le

Tan Le creates innovations that expand and improve the way our brains are studied and understood. She co-founded Emotiv Lifesciences to advance EEG technology, broaden participation in brain research, and create a new worldwide platform for sharing data. Tan Le wants us to put our heads together and transform brain research. Her ideas and innovations […]

Fast Company: Chicago Ideas Week

Our brains are our body’s most adaptive, powerful organ—and the least understood. With a new, mass-market technology, Emotiv, Tan Le aims to explore how our brains function in settings beyond the clinical. Le sits down with Chuck Salter to discuss the way our brains react and light up when presented with various stimuli, share why […]

Fortune: Disney wants a wearable for the brain to be the next hit gadget

by Michal Lev-Ram Disney’s latest crop of incubated startups include Emotiv, a promising maker of wearables for your brain. On Wednesday, the Mouse House will graduate its second class of startups—a group of 10 incubated companies that have been working out of a large, open space in its Southern California headquarters. Among the most promising […]

Musical Neurofeedback for Treating Depression in Elderly People

Frontiers in Neuroscience. Rafael Ramirez, Manel Palencia-Lefler, Sergio Giraldo and Zacharias Vamvakousis Abstract We introduce a new neurofeedback approach, which allows users to manipulate expressive parameters in music performances using their emotional state, and we present the results of a pilot clinical experiment applying the approach to alleviate depression in elderly people. Ten adults (9 female […]

Introducing Neuroberry, a platform for pervasive EEG signaling in the IoT domain

5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare – “Transforming healthcare through innovations in mobile and wireless technologies”, At London, Great Britain. Evdokimos Konstantinidis, Nicola Conci, Giorgos Bamparopoulos, Panagiotis D Bamidis   Abstract The emergence of inexpensive off-the-shelf wireless EEG (electroencephalography) devices led researchers to explore novel paradigms in the field of Human Computer Interaction. In fact, […]

Using Wireless EEG Signals to Assess Memory Workload in the n-Back Task

Human-Machine Systems, IEEE, 2015   Abstract Assessment of mental workload using physiological measures, especially EEG (electroencephalography) signals, is an active area. Recently, a number of wireless acquisition systems to measure EEG and other physiological signals have become available. Few studies have applied such wireless systems to assess cognitive workload and evaluate their performance. This paper presents an […]

Nat Geo: Portable Brain-Scan Headsets: 4 Incredible Applications

By Brian Handwerk, for National Geographic   Our brain controls what we think, feel, and do, but scientists have a limited capability to watch it at work outside the lab. National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tan Le hopes to change that while, in the process, fighting neurological disorders, enhancing learning, and even helping the disabled move […]

A Fractal-Based Algorithm of Emotion Recognition from EEG Using Arousal-Valence Model

Olga Sourina, Yisi Liu.Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Ave, Singapore Abstract Emotion recognition from EEG could be used in many applications as it allows us to know the “inner” emotion regardless of the human facial expression, behaviour, or verbal communication. In this paper, we proposed and described a novel fractal dimension (FD) based emotion recognition algorithm using an Arousal-Valence […]

Are we there yet? Exploring distance perception in urban environments with mobile EEG

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, The Bartlett, University College London, 2015   Abstract This paper explores the use of mobile EEG (electroencephalography) in the study of environmental perception and the ways the perception of physical measurements of a space may affect individual walking behaviour. The hypothesis of this […]

P300 and EMOTIV EPOC: Does EMOTIV EPOC capture real EEG?

Hiran Ekanayake   Abstract P300 (or P3) is one of the components in an ERP waveform (Illustration 2). It is a positive deflection in voltage (2-5μV) with a latency of about 300-600 ms from the stimulus onset. It is typically measured by placing electrodes covering the regions Fz, Cz and Pz (Illustration 1). Since the strength of […]

Co. Create: These Photos, And A Bit Of Science, Show What People Wished They Looked Like

Side-by-side portraits, real and doctored, reveal how people wish they looked. If you could change anything about your face, what would it be? Maybe your eyes would be a little larger—or a different color entirely. Maybe your ears would be smaller, your nose straighter, your lips fuller. And when people saw this new version of […]

Estimation of Eye Closure Degree Using EEG Sensors and Its Application in Driver Drowsiness Detection

Gang Li and Wan-Young Chung, Department of Electronic Engineering, Pukyong National University, Korea. 2014   Abstract Currently, driver drowsiness detectors using video based technology is being widely studied. Eyelid closure degree (ECD) is the main measure of the video-based methods, however, drawbacks such as brightness limitations and practical hurdles such as distraction of the drivers limits […]

Fast Company: This Life-Changing Philips Hue Hack Makes The Internet Of Everything Mean Something

New technology from Philips and Accenture lets ALS patients control home electronics using a brainwave-reading headband.   There’s a lot of talk these days about the Internet of things and connected devices: A computerized world where our refrigerators, thermostats, gym equipment, house lights, and cars are all connected to the Internet and aggregating information in […]

Nat Geo: Battle of the Sexes – Brain Games

Would it surprise you learn that when it comes to men and women, the genders are not created equally? In the second annual ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ we’ll show you how your brain creates snap judgments about masculinity and femininity, and we’ll prove whether men or women are better at speaking, listening, and yes ‘ […]

Edison Awards Winners 2014 – Emotiv Insight

LIFESTYLE AND SOCIAL IMPACT Silver Winners Being recognized with an Edison Award™ is one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business success. The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. We congratulate all of our winners! Click here to […]