Category Archives: News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Tan Le: Making miracles with her mind – CNBC’s “The Brave Ones”

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Tan Le is the founder of brain research company Emotiv, whose technology helped a quadriplegic man drive a Formula One car using only his thoughts. She spoke to “The Brave Ones” about fleeing Vietnam as a four-year-old, quitting a law degree for neuroscience, and why being an outsider is the secret to her success. 01 […]

Camille Des Jardins and Intonic

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Richard Warp and James Craft, a music innovator and composer, have teamed up to help fourteen-year old Camille Des Jardins to expand her musical voice. Camille is bright and musically gifted, but her expressive skills are hampered by the physical limitations of cerebral palsy. Using her eyes, Camille composes music through an effective but time-consuming […]

Manipulating the mind with Tan Le

Interview with Tan Le, CEO of EMOTIV, in Dubai Future Talks

EMOTIV CEO and Founder, Tan Le was recently featured as a speaker on Dubai Future Talks, a new platform by the Government of Dubai and the Dubai Future Foundation to bring together key individuals, organisations and ideas to co-create the framework for the advancement of humanity. As part of the series, Tan discusses the idea […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]