Category Archives: Blog

Introducing the New EMOTIV Launcher & EmotivPRO Suite 3.0

Introducing the New EMOTIV Launcher Centralized Installer and Enhancements to EmotivPRO Suite 3.0 We’re very excited to announce the launch of the all-new EmotivPRO Suite! Our new flagship product has been developed with our community in mind, and aims to be a full end-to-end solution to completely streamline your neuroscience research journey! EmotivPRO Suite 3.0 […]

Introducing Brainwear – Register for Early Access!

We’re excited to announce Brainwear is coming soon and we’re offering you access to exclusive updates and early bird registration! Check out our new website: https://brainwear.io – we’d love to hear what you think!  Brainwear: the most advanced system on the market  Brainwear combines our sleek smart earbuds with an intuitive and intelligent app experience […]

Emotivate Change—a BCI Hackathon in Support of People with Disabilities

Emotivate Change—a BCI Hackathon in Support of People with Disabilities

Do you want to use your neurotechnology skills and knowledge to help support the special needs community? From Rodrigo Mendez, a quadriplegic, driving an F1 Race Car, Accenture developing software for people with ALS, and BCI 4 Kids creating brain generated art with the Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Alberta— it’s inspiring to see so many […]

The Future of Work is Here NOW!

EMOTIV — The Future of Work is Here NOW. Picture this: You’re sitting at your desk, your thoughts are streaming, and your fingers are flying across the keyboard. You’re in the zone—that magical state of flow when you’re at peak productivity. It feels so effortless, and you love what you’re creating. But then something like […]

Benjamin Pothier takes EMOTIV EPOC+ to the Moon

An international team of analog astronauts spent 15 days on a remote facility offering moon mission simulations. The mission took place in a repurposed nuclear bunker on a former military airport in northwestern Poland. The crew members participated in various experiments during the mission. This included psychological and physiological reactions to a lack of natural […]

EMOTIV BCI API- Royalty free until you make a million dollars

We love our EMOTIV Community of Developers and we always not only hear them but learn so much from them. In order to  support our Developers, we have decided to  increase the royalty-free limit for our EMOTIV BCI API, making it easier and more open to create and share new applications!  Developers using the EMOTIV […]

EmotivPipeline & OMNI -Alpha

Activate EmotivPipeline  Prerequisites for using EmotivPipeline are that the user must: a) be a current EmotivPRO license holder and b) be syncing data with Emotiv’s cloud servers. In order to see the EmotivPipeline features, you need to enable them within your EmotivPRO Settings. Go to the EmotivPRO settings (click the GEAR icon on the right-hand […]

BRAINS VS VIRUS – Study updates

Public health communication strategies are too important not to be informed by rigorous science. This is why we launched BRAINSvsVIRUS: a non-commercial study leveraging EMOTIV’s brand-new remote brain data collection platform to better understand how people process COVID-related information shared by public health authorities and provide unique insights on the level of stress experienced by […]

EMOTIV EPOC Flex Firmware Update

We are excited to announce an upgrade to your EMOTIV EPOC Flex firmware, to version 0xF14. This free upgrade contains new support for the onboard 9-axis motion sensor, improves the Bluetooth(TM) SMART 4.0 connection, and significantly improves execution time and efficiency of the internal filters and data quality. In order to install the upgrade, please […]

EMOTIV EPOC: 10 years of peer-reviewed research

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Commercially-made low-cost electroencephalography (EEG) devices have become increasingly available over the last decade, thanks to the ease in acquiring EEG signals outside the traditional laboratory setting. As one of the first portable EEG devices available to consumers, our wireless 14-channel headset, EMOTIV EPOC, demonstrated the feasibility of low-cost neuroimaging outside of research laboratories. Worldwide neuroscientists […]

Next-Gen Digital Experiences Read Emotions (Wall Street Journal and Deloitte)

EMOTIV MN8 and President Prof. Olivier Oullier are featured in the ‘Improving Worker Wellness and Performance’ section of an article published by Deloitte CIO Insights and Analysis in the Wall Street Journal. Together with UBS Wealth Management USA and IPsoft, EMOTIV shares how AI capabilities help to create intelligent digital experiences that are tailored to […]

Decoding of the Relationship between Brain and Facial Muscle Activities in Response to Dynamic Visual Stimuli

fractal dimension of EEG signal chart

ABSTRACT In this research, for the first time, we analyze the relationship between facial muscles and brain activities when human receives different dynamic visual stimuli. We present different moving visual stimuli to the subjects and accordingly analyze the complex structure of electromyography (EMG) signal versus the complex structure of electroencephalography (EEG) signal using fractal theory. […]

Physiological State and Learning Ability of Students in Normal and Virtual Reality Conditions: Complexity-Based Analysis

ABSTRACT Background: Education and learning are the most important goals of all universities. For this purpose, lecturers use various tools to grab the attention of students and improve their learning ability. Virtual reality refers to the subjective sensory experience of being immersed in a computer-mediated world, and has recently been implemented in learning environments. Objective: […]

New Games, More Insights with EMOTIV LABS!

EMOTIV LABS - new brain games available

Do More, See More! We have brand new brain-training games in the lab!  Test out your memory on Memory Meow Meow or show us your speed on Foolish Fish.  With the new report features, you’ll get even more insights into:  How your brain changes moment by moment throughout experiment play and compare it to your […]

Start Developing With EMOTIV MN8!

Leveraging brain science, EMOTIV has created a platform of hardware, software, and machine learning algorithms to support the creation of applications and experiences that can provide users with unprecedented levels of personalized insights (current and future). We’re excited to introduce the EMOTIV MN8 Development Kit, empowering you to create brain data-driven applications with our latest […]

Unbox EPOC X with EMOTIV President, Olivier Oullier

Here is more insight into our 14-channel mobile brainwear® EMOTIV EPOC X. Check out the unboxing video with EMOTIV’s President Olivier Oullier. The 14-channel mobile brainwear® EPOC X is the latest EEG headset introduced by EMOTIV to mark the 10th Anniversary of our flagship EPOC. EPOC X leverages features that our EMOTIV community loves to enable […]

BCI Projects by EMOTIV Community using EMOTIV headsets

EMOTIV BCI Application

EMOTIV headsets have been widely used in Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) applications. In a typical BCI experience, users will train an application torecognize a single thought that will be used to control a virtual or physical object. Some exciting applications include commanding drones or wheelchairs, creating music or art, or adapting digital experiences to real-time emotions. […]

Beta Release of EMOTIV Cortex Mobile

EMOTIV Cortex Mobile screenshot

We are excited to announce the beta version of Cortex for iOS and Android. The bundle consists of Cortex service and EMOTIV App, which supports most of the APIs, works with all the existing EMOTIV Brainwear® over Bluetooth connection, and is even able to sync with the Cloud on WiFi only. Check out our developer […]

EMOTIV Cortex v1 End of Support by 2021

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With the release of Cortex Mobile, our Cortex v2 API is a fully functional replacement for the EMOTIV SDK. The upgrade includes storage and network optimizations, support for the latest generation of headsets, an integrated installer, and many other new features.   As a result, we are announcing the end of support for Cortex v1 and all […]

EMOTIV Extender Reviewed as a Great Hardware Event-marking Solution for ERP Research

EMOTIV Extender, the ideal companion of EPOC X, EPOC+ and Insight headsets to record/ store EEG data offline and extend headset battery, has received a positive review by Dr. Nikolas Williams, Macquarie University, Australia. In the recent validation of Emotiv EPOC Flex for Event-Related Potential (ERP) research, Dr. Nikolas Williams and Dr. Nic Badcock used EMOTIV Extender to provide […]

COVID-19 Shipping Update

[April 8, 2020 – Shipping Update – Shipping has resumed for EPOC+, Insight and EPOC Flex Saline.] We hope that you and your loved ones are safe and sound and finding some comfort in the small acts of kindness that have popped up to show us the power of humanity and togetherness. In these difficult […]

The EPOC+ and EPOC X Journey: Interview with EMOTIV’s CEO, Tan Le

EMOTIV CEO Tan Le introducing the brand new EPOC X Mobile EEG Headset

To mark our 10th Anniversary of EPOC+, we are introducing a brand new 14-channel mobile brainwear® EPOC X.  Our 10th Anniversary edition leverages features that our EMOTIV community loves and is further enhanced to enable neuroscience research in different contexts with an updated sustainable design. Watch the video below for an exclusive interview with EMOTIV’s CEO, […]

Interview with EMOTIV’s CTO, Dr Geoffrey Mackellar on EPOC X’s new features

What inspired you to develop EPOC X? What improvements were made and why? 2019 was the tenth anniversary of the release of the original EMOTIV EPOC device and we were inspired to commence a redesign and refresh of the product in order to bring it up to a new standard and to take advantage of […]

EMOTIV EPOC FLEX has been validated for ERP Research

EMOTIV Flex - ERP research validation graphs

EMOTIV EPOC Flex (Saline and Gel) has been validated to capture quality Event-related Potential (ERP) data for research. The validation was performed by Macquarie University, Australia. The university is in the top two percent in the world and within the top 10 in Australia. ERP helps capture neural activity related to both sensory and cognitive […]

Empowering 8 Billion Minds: Enabling Better Mental Health for All via the Ethical Adoption of Technologies

By P. Murali Doraiswamy, Elisha London, Peter Varnum, Barbara Harvey, Shekhar Saxena, Simon Tottman, Sir Philip Campbell, Alvaro Fernández Ibáñez, Husseini Manji, Mohammad Abdul Aziz Sultan Al Olama, I-han Chou, Helen Herrman, Sung-jin Jeong, Tan Le, Caroline Montojo, Bjarte Reve, Karen S. Rommelfanger, Charlotte Stix, Nitish Thakor, Kim Hei-Man Chow, Andrew E. Welchman, Vanessa Candeias […]

Deep learning-based electroencephalography analysis

Abstract Context. Electroencephalography (EEG) is a complex signal and can require several years of training, as well as advanced signal processing and feature extraction methodologies to be correctly interpreted. Recently, deep learning (DL) has shown great promise in helping make sense of EEG signals due to its capacity to learn good feature representations from raw […]

The Real Future of Work

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Olivier Oullier Neuroscientist & DJ – President, EMOTIV The launch of EMOTIV MN8 is a very important milestone for our company. After nearly a decade of continuous effort and innovation, our wireless brain monitoring sensors and apps have empowered tens of thousands of passionate individuals around the world to monitor and better understand how the […]