IDEO: Epoc Headset for Emotiv

A helmet that harnesses the power of mind-reading

Emotiv Epoc Early Prototype by IDEO

San Francisco based Emotiv Systems merges neuroengineering, technology and venture capitalism to create a new human interface control system—the Emotiv EPOC™ headset. The Emotiv EPOC detects and processes real time brain wave patterns using an EEG like device that measures electrical activity in the brain. Through the use of non-invasive sensors, the Emotiv EPOC measures a wide range of thoughts and emotions. Unlike earlier technologies which can only detect basic and well-known mental states such as ‘concentration”, Emotiv can simultaneously differentiate between particular thoughts such as ‘push’ and ‘lift’ and emotions such as ‘excitement’ or ‘calmness’.

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***Disclaimer - EMOTIV products are intended to be used for research applications and personal use only. Our products are not sold as Medical Devices as defined in EU directive 93/42/EEC. Our products are not designed or intended to be used for diagnosis or treatment of disease.