eeg remakes the EEG for our modern world (and soon, off-world)

Figuring out what’s going on in the brain is generally considered to be somewhere between extremely difficult and impossible. One major challenge is that the best ways to do so are room-sized ma

Cognixion raises $12M to build its brain-monitoring headset for people with disabilities

Cognixion, a startup designing an intuitive brain-monitoring headset and interface for people with physical disabilities, has raised a $12M A round to pursue its accessibility ambitions. Armed with th

BrainQ raises $40M to transform stroke patient rehabilitation with its home therapy device

If you injure your elbow, surgery can help. If you lose a leg, prostheses are available. But problems within the brain are more difficult to treat, and for stroke victims, rehabilitation is largely le

‘It’s almost like placing an IV’: Brain monitoring electrode receives FDA 510(k) clearance

An FDA pathway that’s greased the gears for COVID-19 vaccines and drugs has paved the way for something else: a new take on electroencephalography (EEG), the established brain-monitoring technique i

Cognixion’s brain-monitoring headset enables fluid communication for people with severe disabilities

Of the many frustrations of having a severe motor impairment, the difficulty of communicating must surely be among the worst. The tech world has not offered much succor to those affected by things lik

EEG hardware hack uses blink detection and predictive text for hands-free typing

Hardware is hard at the best of times. But software developer Patrick Morris-Suzuki set himself the ambitious challenge of creating a blink-detecting system for hands-free typing during an overnight h

Researchers use machine learning to pull interest signals from readers’ brain waves

How will people sift and navigate information intelligently in the future, when there's even more data being pushed at them? Information overload is a problem we struggle with now, so the need for bet

The Melon Headband Launches On Kickstarter To Track Your Brain Waves And Mental Focus

Tracking oneself is all the rage, with devices like the Nike Fuelband, Jawbone Up, and Fitbit Flex enabling users to monitor their physical activity over time. But what about tracking your mental conc

DIY electroencephalogram

I’ve always been impressed by hardware hackers. Whether it’s a simple DIY digital picture frame, or a full-scale conversion of a gasoline car to electric, there’s something about the