A new user interface

Possibilities for human interaction with machines. EMOTIV’s devices convert brain waves into digital signals that can be used to control anything that speaks in 1’s and 0’s.

Control with thoughts

EMOTIV’s Mental Commands algorithm recognizes trained thoughts that can be assigned to control virtual and real objects just by thinking. Brain control can replace traditional input devices like keyboards, enhance interactive experiences and provide new ways for the disabled to engage with their surroundings.

Integrate emotions

With EMOTIV’s Performance Metrics, an individual’s real time cognitive and emotional state can be used to passively modulate an application. Adapt a VR experience based on a user’s engagement or change the difficulty of an interactive training application based on focus levels.

Endless applications

Brain computer interface (BCI) directly integrates our thoughts and emotions with the technology we use everyday. Whether commanding drones or wheelchairs, creating music or art, or adapting digital experiences to real time emotions, the interface between the brain and computer has never been easier.

Envisioning the future of healthcare

In this proof of concept, Philips teamed up with Accenture to show the potential of using brain control technology to activate Philips smart products around the home. The proof of concept software connects a wearable display with an EMOTIV Insight Brainware headset to show how a person with severe mobility restrictions, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases, could regain more independence.

Performance using EEG

Lisa Park demonstrates and explains her interactive installation “Eunoia II”. “Eunoia II” is a performance with using EEG (brainwave sensor) headset to obtain real-time feedback of her brainwaves and emotional reactions. Park is using emotional values (data) picked up by the EEG headset, which then gets translated into sound waves that create vibrations in the pools of water placed atop speakers.

Full-sensory virtual driving experience

Acura’s immersive, full-sensory virtual driving experience is controlled by 30 emotional, cognitive and physical inputs to create a unique environment with landscape, color and music changing in real-time to reflect the driver’s moods.

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