Headset Comparison Chart

Technical Specification

DESCRIPTION

INSIGHT

advanced hardware eeg sensor data headset EPOC plus 14 channel wireless

EPOC+

EPOC X

Epoc Flex cap device electrode hardware headset

EPOC FLEX

emotiv mn8 enterprise solutions device eeg product

MN8

Sensor Count

5 (+2 references)

14 (+2 references)

14 (+2 references)

Up to 32 (+ 2 references)

2 (+4 references)

Sensor Locations

AF3, AF4, T7, T8, Pz

AF3, AF4, F3, F4, FC5, FC6, F7, F8, T7, T8, P7, P8, O1, O2

AF3, AF4, F3, F4, FC5, FC6, F7, F8, T7, T8, P7, P8, O1, O2

Configurable in any 10-20 location

Left and Right Ear Canal

Resolution

14 bits per channel

14 bits or 16 bits per channel

14 bits or 16 bits per channel

14 bits per channel slew rate limit 65µV/sample

14 bits per channel

LSB Resolution

0.51 µV

0.51µV (14 bits mode), 0.1275µV (16 bits mode)

(user configured)

0.51µV (14 bits mode), 0.1275µV (16 bits mode)

(user configured)

0.51μV

0.51µV

Dynamic Range

±4.17 mV

±4.17 mV

±4.17 mV

±4.17 mV

±4.17 mV

Sensor Technology

Long life semi-dry polymer

Saline soaked felt pads

Saline soaked felt pads

Saline OR Ag/AgCl + Gel

Dry non-toxic non-allergenic conductive elastomer earbud

Motion Sensor

9 axis sensor (4 quaternions, 3x accelerometer, 3x magnetometer)

9 axis sensor (4 quaternions, 3x accelerometer, 3x magnetometer)

9 axis sensor (4 quaternions, 3x accelerometer, 3x magnetometer)

9 axis sensor (4 quaternions, 3x accelerometer, 3x magnetometer)

6 axis sensor, 4 quaternions

Connectivity

Proprietary USB receiver (included): 2.4GHz band.

Proprietary USB receiver (included): 2.4GHz band.

Proprietary USB receiver (included): 2.4GHz band.

Proprietary USB receiver (included): 2.4GHz band.

Bluetooth® Low Energy

Bluetooth® Low Energy

Bluetooth® Low Energy

Bluetooth® Low Energy

Bluetooth® Low Energy

BT5 Ready

USB 2.0 (with Extender)

USB 2.0 (with Extender)

USB 2.0 (with Extender) Support for EMOTIV Extender will be available with upcoming software and firmware updates.

USB 2.0 (with Extender)

USB 2.0 (with Extender)

Battery Life

Up to 4 hours

Up to 6 hours

Up to 9 hours

Up to 9 hours

Up to 6 hours

References

CMS/DRL references on left mastoid process

CMS/DRL references at P3/P4; left/right mastoid process alternative

CMS/DRL references at P3/P4; left/right mastoid process alternative

CMS/DRL configurable in any 10-20 location or on ears (contains compatible ear clips for sensors – Gel model only )

Averaging circuit using Split CMS, split DRL sensors on rear of ear flap (pinna)

Sample Rate

2048 internal downsampled to 128 SPS

2048 internal downsampled to 128 SPS or 256 SPS (user configured)

2048 internal downsampled to 128 SPS or 256 SPS (user configured)

1024 internal downsampled to 128 SPS

8kHz, filtered and down-sampled to 128Hz

Contact Quality

Realtime CQ monitor (patented)

Realtime CQ monitor (patented)

Realtime CQ monitor (patented)

Realtime CQ monitor (patented)

Realtime CQ monitor (patented)

Frequency Response

0.5 – 43 Hz

0.16 – 43 Hz

0.16 – 43 Hz

0.16 – 43Hz

0.16 – 45Hz

Detections

DESCRIPTION

INSIGHT

advanced hardware eeg sensor data headset EPOC plus 14 channel wireless

EPOC+

EPOC X

Epoc Flex cap device electrode hardware headset

EPOC FLEX

emotiv mn8 enterprise solutions device eeg product

MN8

Facial Expressions

Blink

Wink Left/Right

Furrow (frown)

Raise Brow (surprise)

Smile

Clench Teeth (grimace)

Blink

Wink Left/Right

Look Left/Right

Furrow (frown)

Raise Brow (surprise)

Smile

Clench Teeth (grimace)

Laugh

Smirk Left/Right

Blink

Wink Left/Right

Look Left/Right

Furrow (frown)

Raise Brow (surprise)

Smile

Clench Teeth (grimace)

Laugh

Smirk Left/Right

Not Available

TBA

Emotional States

Excitement

Long term excitement

Stress

Engagement

Relaxation

Interest/Affinity

Focus

Excitement

Long term excitement

Frustration

Engagement

Relaxation

Interest/Affinity

Focus

Excitement

Long term excitement

Frustration

Engagement

Relaxation

Interest/Affinity

Focus

Not Available

Cognitive Stress

More to come…

Mental Commands

Neutral + up to 4 pretrained items from a list of 13 labels:

Push

Pull

Lift

Drop

Left

Right

Rotate clockwise

Rotate anti-clockwise

Rotate forwards

Rotate backwards

Rotate left

Rotate right

Disappear

Neutral + up to 4 pretrained items from a list of 13 labels:

Push

Pull

Lift

Drop

Left

Right

Rotate clockwise

Rotate anti-clockwise

Rotate forwards

Rotate backwards

Rotate left

Rotate right

Disappear

Neutral + up to 4 pretrained items from a list of 13 labels:

Push

Pull

Lift

Drop

Left

Right

Rotate clockwise

Rotate anti-clockwise

Rotate forwards

Rotate backwards

Rotate left

Rotate right

Disappear

Not Available

TBA

Configurable Options

DESCRIPTION

INSIGHT

advanced hardware eeg sensor data headset EPOC plus 14 channel wireless

EPOC+

EPOC X

Epoc Flex cap device electrode hardware headset

EPOC FLEX

emotiv mn8 enterprise solutions device eeg product

MN8

User Configurable Options

None

14 bits/16 bits voltage resolution

Enable/disable individual motion sensors (accelerometer, gyro, magnetometer)

14 bits/16 bits voltage resolution

Enable/disable individual motion sensors (accelerometer, gyro, magnetometer)

Positioning of recording and reference sensors

Position of Control Box (at Iz or Cz)

None

Prerequisites

DESCRIPTION

INSIGHT

advanced hardware eeg sensor data headset EPOC plus 14 channel wireless

EPOC+

EPOC+

Epoc Flex cap device electrode hardware headset

EPOC FLEX

emotiv mn8 enterprise solutions device eeg product

MN8

Supported Platforms

*Note: Also subject to software and SDK compatibility

Windows 8 (64-bit)

Windows 10 (64-bit) v1607+

Mac OSX 10.11 and higher

iOS 9 or above

Android 4.4.3+ (excluding 5.0)

Windows 8 (64-bit)

Windows 10 (64-bit) v1607+

Mac OSX 10.11 and higher

iOS 9 or above

Android 4.4.3+ (excluding 5.0)

Windows 8 (64-bit)

Windows 10 (64-bit) v1607+

Mac OSX 10.11 and higher

iOS 9 or above

Android 4.4.3+ (excluding 5.0)

Windows 8 (64-bit)

Windows 10 (64-bit) v1607+

Mac OSX 10.11 and higher

Windows 8 (64-bit)

Windows 10 (64-bit) v1607+

Mac OSX 10.11 and higher Requires a USB-Bluetooth™ music streaming dongle, uses internal Bluetooth™ Low Energy receiver for EEG data

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