Single-Trial Cognitive Stress Classification Using Portable Wireless Electroencephalography

This work used low-cost wireless electroencephalography (EEG) headset to quantify the human response to different cognitive stress states on a single-trial basis. We used a Stroop-type colour–word interference test to elicit mild stress responses in 18 subjects while recording scalp EEG. Signals recorded from thirteen scalp locations were analyzed using an algorithm that computes the […]

A Responsible Future for Immersive Technologies

The Rapid Growth of Extended Reality (XR) We are about to break one of the longest and most eagerly-awaited hype cycles in tech history. XR includes virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), haptics, holograms and an expanding range of immersive tools that use and enhance our natural senses. XR tools blur the boundaries between the […]

TALKING POINT – BC Tech Summit – Interview with Tan Le

Tan Le at BC Tech Summit

Tan Le is a top innovation and business speaker, technology entrepreneur, and the Founder and CEO of EMOTIV. She has won numerous awards, including being named Young Australian of the Year in 1998, voted one of Australia’s 30 Most Successful Women Under 30, chosen by Fast Company’s as one of the Most Influential Women in […]

EEG alpha rhythm detection on a portable device

Giordano B.S.Seco, Günther J.L.Gerhardt, Alex A.Biazotti, André L.Molan, Suzana V.Schönwald, José L.Rybarczyk-Filho Highlights We analysed alpha rhythm using the EMOTIV EPOC+ 14 channel EEG headset. We compared two signal analysis techniques – MP and FFT. EMOTIV EPOC+ and MP can be used in alpha rhythm studies. Abstract Portable EEG devices have a great potential to become efficient […]

Cognitive Performance of Business Leaders

Cognitive Performance of Global Leaders – Learnings from Davos 2019 James Hewitt / Olivier Oullier Chief Innovation Officer of Hintsa / President of EMOTIV The topic of brain health and performance is moving ever higher on the agenda of businesses and governments. The events and conversations in Davos 2019 were no exception, but this year we […]

Reuters | Video: Neuroinformatics for Workplace Wellness and Safety

EMOTIV eeg headset - monitoring brain activity in real-time

Lisa Bernhard from Reuters came by our headquarters in San Francisco to check out our neurotechnology, and see how it was recently explored with SAP to scientifically measure stress and distraction in the workplace and offer new strategies to improve wellness and safety in the workplace.

EMOTIV and Varkey Foundation Team up to Provide World’s First Neurotech-Ed STEAM Solution

EMOTIV launches interdisciplinary STEAM program with Varkey Foundation at 2019’s Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) to give access to Neurotech-Ed solution. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sunday 24 March 2019 : EMOTIV, the global leader in personalized neuroinformatics, will roll out the world’s first Neurotech-Ed program with the support of the Varkey Foundation in […]

Evaluating If Children Can Use Simple Brain Computer Interfaces

Jack Zhang, Zeanna Jadavji, Ephrem Zewdie and Adam Kirton Background: The options for severely disabled children with intact cognition to interact with their environment are extremely limited. A brain computer interface (BCI) has the potential to allow such persons to gain meaningful function, communication, and independence. While the pediatric population might benefit most from BCI technology, […]

Project: Thinking Cap

Nataliya Kosmyna, a post-doc student at the MIT Media Lab, has created what she calls the “Thinking Cap,” a wearable system using the EPOC+ and a Bluetooth speaker that communicates praise for effort and ability in order to improve the resilience and self-esteem of students wearing it, thus aiming to positively influence their motivation and academic […]

Developer Project: EEG Controlled Rover – A Brain-Computer Interface


Here’s how two incredible devs created a Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) to control a rover with just your thoughts and an EMOTIV Insight. A BCI is a device that translates neuronal information from the cerebral area of the brain into data capable of controlling external software or hardware such as a computer or a robotic limb. […]

Human Mind Control of Rat Cyborg’s Continuous Locomotion with Wireless Brain-to-Brain Interface

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Shaomin Zhang, Sheng Yuan, Lipeng Huang, Xiaoxiang Zheng, Zhaohui Wu, Kedi Xu & Gang Pan   Abstract Brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) provide a promising information channel between the biological brain and external devices and are applied in building brain-to-device control. Prior studies have explored the feasibility of establishing a brain-brain interface (BBI) across various brains via […]

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Functional State Assessment of an Athlete by Means of the Brain-Computer Interface Multimodal Metrics

Vasilii Borisov, Alexey Syskov, Vladimir Kublanov Abstract The estimation in real time of the functional and mental state level for the athlete during the loads is essential for management of the training process. New multimodal metric, obtained by means of the brain-computer interface (BCI), is proposed. The paper discusses the results of the joint usage […]

Headset Allows You To Control Lights With Your Brain

By Tech Insider Business Insider was given the chance to control lights using nothing but the activity of our brains. They wore and EPOC+ that uses a method of recording electrical activity in the brain called Electroencephalography (EEG). Certain actions triggered different brain frequencies, which changed the LED lights. The light installation was created by researchers […]

Understanding neuroethics in an increasingly global world: an interview with Data Privacy Officer Matt Bosworth

Our Data Privacy Officer, Matt Bosworth, recently attended the Global Neuroethics Summit (GNS) in Seoul, South Korea. Here is what he had to say about some of the key issues that were brought up. What were the major themes of the conference? From my perspective, the major themes were: Cross cultural ethics; how cultural norms […]

How Emotiv found its way to the Off Broadway stage: An Interview with Tjaša Ferme of The Female Role Model Project

The Female Role Model Project is a pioneering theatrical experience that explores representations of female role models and their evolution while incorporating live neuroscientific recordings using EMOTIV headsets. Artists perform different role models such as Mulan, Marilyn Monroe, Michelle Obama and Melania Trump while the electrical activity of their brain is monitored using the EPOC+ […]

Brainwave measurements An Early Indicator of Autism

Researchers in Japan have identified gamma oscillations in the brain as a potential diagnostic for autism spectrum disorder in children. Their findings are published in The Journal of Neuroscience. ASD, a neurodevelopmental disorder that can impair communication ability, socialization and verbal and motor skills, generally starts in early childhood and is diagnosed through behavior observation. […]

Tan Le announced As Keynote Speaker at BCTECHSummit 2019

Innovate BC and the B.C. government announced Eric O’Neill and Tan Le as keynote speakers for the 4th annual #BCTECHSummit, March 11-13, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia. With the theme of the Reality Revolution, the 2019 #BCTECHSummit invites speakers and delegates to explore and discover how we can use emerging technologies—from AI to robotics, quantum […]

Scientists Reveal How Watching 3D Is Like Brain Training

John Archer Forbes.com The ground-breaking experiment was the brainchild of neuroscientist and Associate Lecturer at London’s Goldsmiths University Patrick Fagan, together with so-called ‘thrill engineer’ Professor Brendan Walker of the Thrill Laboratory. Fagan was interested in seeing what effects watching 3D might have on the brain once the 3D viewing experience was over, while Walker […]

Validation of EMOTIV EPOC+ for extracting ERP correlates of emotional face processing

EMOTIV EPOC+ spatial mapping of the electrodes on the scalp

Krzysztof Kotowski, Katarzyna Stapor, Jacek Leski, Marian Kotas Abstract The article presents our proposed adaptation of the commercially available EMOTIV EPOC+ EEG headset for neuroscience research based on event-related brain potentials (ERP). It solves EMOTIV EPOC+ synchronization problems (common to most low-cost systems) by applying our proposed stimuli marking circuit. The second goal was to check the capabilities of our modification in […]

Designing a Brain Computer Interface Using EMOTIV Headset and Programming Languages

Abstract: In this paper, we explore the bio sensory headset EMOTIV EPOC+ in the context of brain computer interfaces which record the brain signals and convert them into keystrokes. Reinforced by programming language constructs, these signals were able to trigger the movements of the finch robot and switch lightbulb objects. The observation and analysis of […]

MyEmotiv: NEW custom tags

By Erica Warp Our latest release of MyEmotiv (v3.8.0) includes a new custom tag feature. You can now type in any tag for your recording and select tags you have previously used. This will give you more flexibility when using the app and allow you to keep track of a wider variety of activities. To […]

Adaptive assistance for improved well-being and productivity at work

SAP - EMOTIV collaboration

Published on Oct 1, 2018 We are proud to announce a very exciting design exploration with SAP to develop an adaptive user experience (UX) for improved well-being and productivity at work. By pairing EMOTIV’s market-leading mobile neurotechnology with SAP’s award-winning design expertise, we are front-runners in exploring an exciting new era in human-enterprise UX that […]

Neurological assessment of music therapy on the brain using EMOTIV EPOC

F. Mulla; Eya Eya; E. Ibrahim; A. Alhaddad; R. Qahwaji; R. Abd-Alhameed A Cross-sectional study conducted to understand how music therapy can affect patients who suffer from memory loss conditions such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A comparative study is conducted between music and non-music questionnaires, to find patterns and indications of how music can […]