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Melon: A Headband and Mobile App to Measure Your Focus by Melon. Could you transform how you work?

Melon: A Headband and Mobile App to Measure Your Focus by Melon

Improve the way you meditate? Find a new way to be creative? Melon is a headband and mobile app duo that tracks and helps you improve your focus in relation to your activity, your environment, your emotions, and any other behavior you want to track. DARPA combines human brains and 120-megapixel cameras to create the ultimate military threat detection system. After more than four years of research, DARPA has created a system that successfully combines soldiers, EEG brainwave scanners, 120-megapixel cameras, and multiple computers running cognitive visual processing algorithms into a cybernetic hivemind.

DARPA combines human brains and 120-megapixel cameras to create the ultimate military threat detection system

Called the Cognitive Technology Threat Warning System (CT2WS), it will be used in a combat setting to significantly improve the US Army’s threat detection capabilities. There are two discrete parts to the system: The 120-megapixel camera, which is tripod-mounted and looks over the battlefield (pictured below); and the computer system, where a soldier sits in front of a computer monitor with an EEG strapped to his head (pictured above). Images from the camera are fed into the computer system, which runs cognitive visual processing algorithms to detect possible threats (enemy combatants, sniper nests, IEDs).

Brain-computer Interfaces and the Social Order. Roland Schiefer October 15, 2012 Brain-computer interfaces are entering the mass market.

Brain-computer Interfaces and the Social Order

Their current uses are either benevolent or harmless and they open a wide range of fascinating opportunities. MyndPlay - Mind controlled movies and video training platform. How to hack EEG toys with arduino. How to Hack Toy EEGs. Arturo Vidich, Sofy Yuditskaya, and I needed a way to read brains for our Mental Block project last fall.

How to Hack Toy EEGs

After looking at the options, we decided that hacking a toy EEG would be the cheapest / fastest way to get the data we wanted. Here’s how we did it. The Options A non-exhaustive list of the consumer-level options for building a brain-computer interface: Open EEG offers a wealth of hardware schematics, notes, and free software for building your own EEG system. Health : Breakthrough: sensors that can convert thoughts into speech. A mind reading machine has edged closer to reality after scientists found a way of converting thoughts into words.

Health : Breakthrough: sensors that can convert thoughts into speech

Researchers were able to render brain signals into speech for the first time, relying on sensors attached to the brain surface. The breakthrough, which is up to 90 percent accurate, will be a boon for paralysed patients who cannot speak and could help read anyone’s thoughts ultimately, reports the Telegraph. “We were beside ourselves with excitement when it started working,” said Prof Bradley Greger, bioengineer at the Utah University who led the project.

“It was just one of the moments when everything came together. EmSense comes up with EmBand device to track your brainwaves as you watch TV. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 07:02 GMT, 18 April 2011 Would you feel comfortable if market researchers could know your every thought?

EmSense comes up with EmBand device to track your brainwaves as you watch TV

Scottish scientists make 'mind-reading machine' breakthrough. Scottish scientists have come a step closer to creating a "mind-reading machine" that can show mental images.

Scottish scientists make 'mind-reading machine' breakthrough

A team from the University of Glasgow have successfully decoded brain signals related to vision. Six volunteers were shown images of people's faces displaying different emotions such as happiness, fear and surprise. In a series of trials, parts of the images were randomly covered so that, for example, only the eyes or mouth were visible. Pretty pictures: Can images stop data overload? 16 April 2012Last updated at 19:01 ET By Fiona Graham Technology of business reporter, BBC News Brain scan: Research suggests that one way to avoid being overloaded by data is by presenting it visually rather than text or numbers Sitting at your desk in the middle of the day, yet another email notification pops up in the corner of the screen, covering the figures you're trying to digest in the complicated spreadsheet in front of you.

Pretty pictures: Can images stop data overload?

Arduino Assisted Mind-Controlled TV Using EEG « Paul's Projects. I have finally gotten around to re-writing some of my old code and re-recording a proper demo of controlling physical objects using thoughts by interfacing an EEG headset with an Arduino. While this technology is interesting and exciting, before anyone sees this as an endorsement for this particular EEG headset, I strongly recommend reading my full review of the device below.

Those of you who have no interest in purchasing such a device can simply enjoy the show :D. Basic EEG Concepts: Note: if you’re already familiar with EEG I recommend skipping this paragraph and going straight to the video. From Wikipedia: “Electroencephalography (EEG) is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp produced by the firing of neurons within the brain.” DIY Muscle Sensor / EMG Circuit for a Microcontroller. Measuring muscle activation via electric potential, referred to as electromyography (EMG) , has traditionally been used for medical research and diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders.

DIY Muscle Sensor / EMG Circuit for a Microcontroller

However, with the advent of ever shrinking yet more powerful microcontrollers and integrated circuits, EMG circuits and sensors have found their way into prosthetics, robotics and other control systems. Yet, EMG systems remain expensive and mostly outside the grasp of modern hobbyist. How to hack EEG toys with arduino. QDS System. BioExplorer Software BioExplorer is a Windows program for real-time biophysical data acquisition, processing, and display.

QDS System

It is intended for personal use in entertainment, education, and experimentation. BioExplorer version 1.3 is now available for download this version is needs the Hasp Key. The 30 days Demo Trial Version download link is listed below. Práctico lector de ondas cerebrales. Una de las primeras empresas en presentar dispositivos con interfaces cerebro-computadora (BCI) para videojuegos basados sobre la tecnología utilizada en la electroencefalografía (EEG) fue la australiana Emotiv Systems.

Durante la pasada Game Developers Conference 2008 demostró su primer periférico llamado Emotiv EPOC utilizado en un videojuego y ahora está disponible por USD$299. No se trata de un simple diadema con electrodos para jugar con un par de aplicaciones, ese dispositivo cuenta con SDK para desarrollar aplicaciones sobre Windows y varios aplicaciones desde el sitio para probarlo (Cortex Arcade, Neurokey, Mind Photo Viewer, NeuroVault, etc).

A diferencia de los dispositivos BCI existentes como el Mindball (3 electrodos), MindSet ( 1 electrodo) y Neural Impulse Actuator (3 electrodos), el Emotiv EPOC cuenta con un 14 electrodos y un sensor giroscópico. link: EMOTIV INSIGHT EEG for Gaming, Meditation, Self-Criticism Sessions, Now on Kickstarter; Interview with Tan Le, Founder and CEO. 21inShare Emotiv Lifesciences, one of the leading companies trying to introduce electroencephalography (EEG) for consumer use, has unveiled its next generation headset and is now raising money on Kickstarter to fund its commercialization. The EMOTIV INSIGHT is a slicker, lighter device compared to the company’s previous products and features a 5 channel EEG plus two reference sensors, wireless connectivity, and new electrodes that don’t require a gel or any other wetting.

OpenBCI: An Open Source Brain-Computer Interface For Makers by Joel Murphy & Conor Russomanno. In addition to EEG circuit design, we’ve been busy attacking the EEG headwear design challenge from an entirely new angle. Throughout the design process, our goal has been to find a solution that is truly customizable while still taking into account cost, comfort, and signal quality. The reason we think customizability is such a key to the advancement of BCI is because the field is very new and evolving so quickly; there are still so many unknowns in other aspects of the overall BCI design challenge. The Brain Machine Kit [v1] ID: 287 - $30.00. EEG-BMI. High Resolution EEG. Artistic and creative expression - Use your thoughts, feeling, and emotion to dynamically create color, music, and art. Life changing applications for disabled patients, such as controlling an electric wheelchair, mind-keyboard, or playing a hands-free game.

Games & Virtual Worlds - Experience the fantasy of controlling and influencing the virtual environment with your mind. Play games developed specifically for the EPOC, or use the EmoKey to connect to current PC games and experience them in a completely new way. Market Research & Advertising - get true insight about how people respond and feel about material presented to them. Office for the development of Substitute Materials* EEG. Many people are interested in what is called neurofeedback or EEG biofeedback training, a generic mental training method which makes the trainee consciously aware of the general activity in the brain. This method shows great potential for improving many mental capabilities and exploring consciousness. Active Electrode Building Guide. OpenEEG hardware. Das Mindfield® MindMaster® EEG - Praxisset - EEG-SMT. Low cost open source EEG device completely assembled USB interface.

Active electrodes - research. Welcome to the OpenEEG project. About the project. EEG headsets homemade. Epoc EEG Softwares. NeuroSky - Brainwave Sensors for Everybody. NeuroSky Mindwave Mobile. Have you ever wanted to expand your mind. Store — MindWave.

The MindWave Education turns your computer into a private tutor. Neuro-Programmer 3 - Innovative Brainwave Entrainment Software.