Mind-controlled robots: the factories of the future?

Mind-controlled robots

The Financial Times recently published an incredible video showing a futuristic brain-computer interface developed by Altran, powered by our EMOTIV EPOC+ EEG. The demonstration applies neural inputs in a manufacturing setting, to control factory robots, with a view to ultimately transform businesses and the way people work.   The introduction of neurotechnology in manufacturing presents […]

The Intuitive Car Finder – Volkswagen and Schachzug

German creative agency, SCHACHZUG, has partnered with EMOTIV to create an emotional intelligence showcase for Volkswagen AG. In this activation, called the “Intuitive Car Finder”, a user’s subconscious mind meets their preferred vehicle and color choice. The experience leveraged VR to immerse users in emotional scenes, serving as neural stimuli while simultaneous EEG tracking with the EPOC+ measured brain […]

Electroencephalographic changes using virtual reality program

Electroencephalographic changes using virtual reality program: technical note condensed title: a study using a mobile EEG device. Oliveira SMS, Medeiros CSP, Pacheco TBF, Bessa NPOS, Silva FGM, Tavares NSA, Rego IAO, Campos TF, Cavalcanti FADC. Abstract The aim of the study was to describe the technique of an electroencephalographic (EEG) assessment using the Emotiv EPOC® during the performance of a virtual reality motor […]

Renault KADJAR presents Team Will Power

To control this Renault SUV, just use your brain!   In another recent collaboration, Renault conducted a literal thought experiment in Sweden amongst a team of three athletes. In preparation of an upcoming circuit, a mental training coach was assigned to improve the team’s mental focus and coordination by challenging them to work together to […]

Understanding Our Appreciation of Music

To promote music streaming, Norway’s #1 mobile telecom service provider, Telia engaged Dimitrios Adamos from Aristotle University in Thessaloniki to perform a scientific music-EEG experiment using the EMOTIV EPOC+ to record EEG from 3 famous Norwegian artists while they are listening to songs of various music genres.   The recorded EEG data were analyzed using […]

EMOTIV at 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit

We’re pleased to have been proud sponsors of this year’s SharpBrains Virtual Summit, which took place on Dec 5-7. The Summit featured over fifty of the world’s top experts and innovators working on ways to enhance brain health and performance in light of emerging neuroscience and digital technologies.   The Summit explored the core themes discussed in the […]

Myonic Technologies Inc.

This month we’d like to spotlight the incredible story of a biomedical startup that came about from a high school science fair project. Nick Titus and 3 other colleagues from an engineering-focused high school created a wearable prototype in a design tech course that uses electrical impulses to create controlled muscle movement.   Out of […]

Your Brain on Hugs

In October 2017, EMOTIV partnered up with Huggies to bring to life the science of hugs at the Huggies Parents Council Science and Culture of Hugs event in Chicago. A 20-second hug can help your child grow smarter, healthier, happier, more resilient, less prone to illness, and more connected to their family/community. A young child’s […]

The Female Role Model Project – New York

The Female Role Model Project is a scientifically enhanced multimedia devised theatre piece built by an ensemble of female-identified artists about exploring old female role models and creating new ones in a world which confronts us with climate change, cataclysmic political change, and the possibility of reprogramming our brains.   Creator, producer and actor, Tjasa Ferme […]

Neurogaming Technology Meets Neuroscience Education: A Cost-Effective, Scalable, and Highly Portable Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory for Neuroscience

by Bianca de Wit, Nicholas A. Badcock, Tijl Grootswagers, Katherine Hardwick, Lina Teichmann, Jordan Wehrman, Mark Williams, and David Michael Kaplan   Abstract   Active research-driven approaches that successfully incorporate new technology are known to catalyze student learning. Yet achieving these objectives in neuroscience education is especially challenging due to the prohibitive costs and technical […]

IFA+ Summit 17: Erica Warp – Brain Wearables, The Next Level of Intelligence

Mindblowing Opportunities: Erica Warp at IFA+ Summit 2017, speaking about our future with Brain Wearables.   Erica shares ways in which humanistic intelligence is already being integrated into our digital worlds and how we anticipate this will evolve and shape our experiences, abilities, and health in the future.  

IFA+ Summit 17: Erica Warp – Brain Wearables, The Next Level of Intelligence

The IFA+ Summit in Berlin has been bringing great minds around the world to explore opportunities and trends that will impact and shape our future. At this year’s summit, our VP of Product, Erica Warp gave an incredible talk as part of “The Next Level of Intelligence” series.   Erica shares ways in which humanistic […]


B R A I N L I G H T  integrates biology and illumination design into an interactive, sculpture cut from perspex and engraved with neural networks. The brain sculpture lights up in response to changing brain activity transmitted from our EPOC+ headset.   As the participant views the colors on the Brainlight, their own brain waves […]

Brain-to-Brain Synchrony Tracks Real-World Dynamic Group Interactions in the Classroom

Suzanne Dikker, Lu Wan, Ido Davidesco, Lisa Kaggen, Matthias Oostrik, James McClintock, Jess Rowland, Georgios Michalareas, Jay J. Van Bavel, Mingzhou Ding, and David Poeppel   Abstract The human brain has evolved for group living. Yet we know so little about how it supports dynamic group interactions that the study of real-world social exchanges has been dubbed the “dark matter of social […]

RESET Exhibit – Milan Design Week

Can a space adapt to your stress levels?   EMOTIV, UNStudio, and SCAPE have collaborated to raise awareness and tackle stress in the workplace via a fully immersive experience at the Milan Design Week Conference, called RESET (Responsive Emotional Transformation).   RESET is a mobile, modular structure designed to include up to six different scientifically […]

Neuro-Tourism Research with Singapore Tourism

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In the first major foray into neuro-tourism research, neuroscientists Peter Simpson-Young from the University of Sydney and Associate Professor Joel Pearson from the University of New South Wales conducted research with the EMOTIV Insight with five Australian families on behalf of the Singapore Tourism Board.   Mr Simpson-Young said he was most surprised that the happiest emotions occurred in “postcard places” […]

Building Custom Cars with the Insight, A.I. and 3D Printing

Hello World – Episode 5 Mojave is home to a whole engineering revolution. Inventors of all stripes have flocked here to rethink machines. Some work on new rockets, some on new types of aircraft, and some of them work on new types of cars.It’s America’s great inventor playground, where people can push machines to their […]

Research finds huge differences in brain activity between Amateur and Professional players

Have you ever wondered what a person’s brain activity looks like when playing a game that involves a high mental capacity? Well one study, performed in August in 2014, explored this idea by looking at the brain activities of amateur participants while playing a game of poker. Researchers then compared these brain maps to those […]

INFINITI Q50 – Unleash Your Potential

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EMOTIV is collaborating with INFINITI Middle East in an innovative study to identify and measure the brain activity of individuals driving the recently launched INFINITI Q50 Red Sport 400.   In this study, customers around the region will have the opportunity to drive the Q50 Red Sport 400 wearing the EMOTIV Insight headsets that will […]

What an Explorer’s Brain Revealed about Edinburgh

National Geographic explorer Dan Raven-Ellison uses the EPOC+ to record EEG data of his journey across Edinburgh.   As Dan walked across Edinburgh his progress was tracked using the GPS on his phone, and synced with the EEG data from EMOTIV’s EPOC+ measuring activity in his brain. By comparing Dan’s geographic location with his levels of engagement, stress, interest, […]

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 […]