If you’re an Aunt, Uncle, Grandfather, Grandmother, Godmother, Godfather, Foster Parent, or just plain old mommy or daddy, you might have some kids on your holiday shopping list. These are some interesting toys that I’ve come across this year and all have a certain high-tech edge that adults and kids alike can enjoy…read more
Source: NeuroSky Store
As we focus our minds on holiday festivities (and the feasts to come), we wanted to spread the holiday cheer with a promo for $20 in Free Apps when purchased with a MindWave. Simply add the MindWave to your shopping cart, and then add $20 or more of additional app purchases. Likewise, our European Store will receive 16€ off their purchase with the same coupon code.
The promotion ends on December 11. Just enter the following coupon code during the checkout process and “Apply” it to your order... read more
It’s the stuff you usually see in science fiction movies, controlling things with your mind! We got a look at how one company is letting you play mind games, literally!
The company behind all this is called NeuroSky. After decades of lab testing and brain research, the company has come up with a $100 device that can pretty much read your mind.…more
…The more eye-catching part, however, is the second element — the FanLab truck. In it, during the finals, eight supporters of each team in every match will undertake biometric analysis. The selected fans will be monitored during the action to gauge their reactions, utilising Neurosky EEG headsets…read more
Using an off the shelf Scalextric slot car set, a Neurosky MindWave EEG headset, an Arduino, some in-between circuitry, and a few custom scripts running on a MacBook, B-Reel’s UK office created the ultimate race for cerebral types…read more
Source: Wired UK
We need to bridge the gap between our thoughts and the machines we interact with, according to Stanley Yang, CEO of Neurosky. “Our goal is to make machines perform for humans. Why do we call smartphones smart? They don’t even know you are the owner,” he said this afternoon at Wired 2011 in London. “We are working with a number of phone companies to build sensors that ensure your phone knows that it is you when you touch it.” …read more
The remote control revolutionized the way we watch television, doing away with the need for frequent trips to the set in order to change channels. One prototype in Haier’s portfolio makes the whole remote thing look like a back breaking chore by comparison. The Brain Wave (definitely not a final product name) television protoype showcased at IFA this week brings mind control into the picture, promising users a future where channels can be changed and volume controlled with mere thought…read more
Haier Group to Release the World’s First Cloud Smart TV Powered by NeuroSky will be available for demonstration at the IFA Messe Berlin Conference
San Jose, CA USA and Berlin, Germany, September 2nd – 7th, 2011 – The world’s first Brain-Computer Interface Technology (BCI) Smart TV will debut at the IFA Messe Berlin Conference. Manufactured by Haier, leading China consumer technology company, and Powered by NeuroSky ThinkGear technology, the Haier Cloud Smart TV offers the ability for users to interact with their Smart TV using their brains.
Demonstrations will be available at the IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited Conference, Haier booth: Hall 3.2/stand 134. The TV is scheduled to be released in October of this year in China at a price yet to be determined.
Unlike a traditional TV, Haier’s Smart TV can interact with viewers via NeuroSky’s MindReader headset. NeuroSky’s brainwave technology can detect human brainwave patterns revealing a person’s mental state . The NeuroSky MindReader then translates the monitored brainwaves into digital signals that the television can recognize. The brain-controlled TV applications allow users to develop control over their concentration and relaxation abilities through entertainment applications. Haier’s Home Cloud Solution provides an exciting “Cloud Family” experience to consumers, a step into cloud service and a milestone in lifestyle change.
NeuroSky, Inc. is a bio sensor company and leader in Brain-Computer Interface technologies for consumer product application. Founded in 2004, NeuroSky’s headquarters is in the Silicon Valley, with international offices worldwide. NeuroSky works with industry partners (from startups to Fortune 500 companies) and with academic and research institutions. NeuroSky provides a platform solution by building wearable, embedded system level sensors that interpret brainwaves and other bio-signals for Human-to-Machine Interface (HMI) technology.
The Haier Group is the world’s No. 1 Major Appliances brand with 6.1% retail volume share in 2010 (Source: Euromonitor International Limited; retail volume sales in units based on 2010 data). With its commitment to quality and innovation, Haier brings the inspired living experience to consumers in over 160 countries worldwide. With group global headquarters based in the Chinese city of Qingdao, Haier has regional headquarters in both Paris and New York, serving its clients in Europe and America. Haier has 61 trading companies, 29 manufacturing plants, 8 design centers and 16 industrial parks with more than 60,000 employees worldwide. Haier specializes in technology-led research, manufacturing and trading a large range of durable products – within Europe these include: televisions, refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, consumer electronics and energy saving home solutions. Haier’s global revenue in 2010 was 20.7 billion USD. Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd. (HKG: 1169), a subsidiary of the Haier Group, is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Qingdao Haier Co. (SHA: 600690), also a Haier subsidiary, is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. For more information: www.haier.com
More information Contact:
Tansy Brook, Head of Communications, email@example.com + 001 (415) 215-6519 – English Hans-Georg Bieschke, NeuroSky Germany, firstname.lastname@example.org +49 (0) 6403 60993 20 – German
Rachel Wang, NeuroSky China, email@example.com – Mandarin Chinese
Fangfeng, TV Advertising & Promotion – Overseas Market Department DPG firstname.lastname@example.org + 86 139 6398 6681
Manufacturers are testing a brain-wave-sensing system that sounds an alarm when it detects sleepiness.
Several leading carmakers are exploring whether sensors built into the driver’s headrest can tell if he or she is too drowsy to drive safely, based on the pattern of electrical activity in the brain. Manufacturers are testing a system that sounds an alarm when the sensors pick up patterns associated with sleepiness. read more…
NeuroSky yesterday declared that Haier Group will adopt its brainwave technology in the latest Cloud smart TV. Cloud Smart TV is a new product which represents the development trend of Smart TV. It provides exciting “Cloud Family” experience to consumers. This means that Smart TV is stepping into cloud service, which is a milestone in lifestyle change. This new TV is scheduled to be available in October. read more…
Haier Group to Release the World’s First Cloud Smart TV Powered by NeuroSky
(August 17, 2011，Shanghai) – Today NeuroSky China announces a partnership with the Haier Group to integrate NeuroSky’s brainwave technology into the latest Cloud Smart TV. The Haier Cloud Smart TV is a new product, which represents the development trend of Smart TVs. It provides an exciting “Cloud Family” experience to consumers, a step into cloud service and a milestone in lifestyle change. This new TV is scheduled to be released in October this year.
NeuroSky’s brainwave technology can detect human brainwave patterns revealing a person’s mental state. The NeuroSky MindWave then translates the monitored brainwaves into digital signals that electronic device can recognize. Unlike a traditional TV, this Smart TV can interact with viewers via NeuroSky’s MindWave headset. The brain-controlled TV applications can help children practice their abilities to concentrate or practice a calm frame of mind. Additionally, it can also help adults with meditation in order to relieve stress and control their mental states.
Dr. Taoming Wang, CTO of the Haier Cloud Platform and Senior Director of Haier Global Strategic Cooperation, was pleased with the results: “NeuroSky’s advanced technology provides great support to Haier’s Home Cloud Solution. It enables Haier to better meet the global consumers’ needs on cloud based services.” According to Tony Zhang, General Manager of NeuroSky Greater China this is an important step for technology. “Haier is a well-known leader in consumer electronics and Smart TV is moving into cloud service with strong momentum. We look forward to becoming an integrated part of this new trend. NeuroSky is very excited to partner with Haier, which we feel reflects the progress brainwave technology has made in the consumer electronics market. ”
Founded in 2004, NeuroSky’s headquarters in the Silicon Valley with international offices in Wuxi (China), Hong Kong, Tokyo (Japan), Daejung City (Korea), and Germany ((Frankfurt). As a biosensor company and the world’s leader in mass-market Brain-Computer Interface technology, NeuroSky builds wearable sensors that interpret brainwaves and other bio-signals for human-to-machine communication. NeuroSky’s brainwave technology makes it possible to integrate brainwave technology into any industry. NeuroSky devices are being incorporated into five major markets: Entertainment, Education, Sports, Health and the Automotive industry. NeuroSky partners include many Fortune 500 companies and the world’s famous academic institutions and universities.
Founded in 1984, the Haier Group has been dedicated to innovation and creating a world famous brand over the past 26 years. Originally a small collective plant on the verge of bankruptcy, it has now grown into an international group which has more than 70,000 employees around the globe and realizes a turnover of 20 Billion USD in 2010. Haier has risen to be the world’s No.1 brand of consumer appliances. In addition, it was selected as one of the world’s Top 10 innovative companies issued by Newsweek’s USA website. Haier aims to create a world famous brand in the age of the Internet, which requires satisfying the personalized needs of users in a short time. What such a business needs is large-scale customization rather than massive production. Taking this opportunity provided by the Internet, Haier addressed this challenge and actively explored and practiced the “Win-win Mode of Individual-Goal Combination”. Through “Inverted Triangle” organizational innovation and “End to End” ZZJYT construction, it realized the transformation from “selling products” to “selling services” and fostered differentiated and sustainable competitive advantages.
For More information Contact:
Tansy Brook, Head of Communications NeuroSky
tansy(at)neurosky.com, (408) 200-6677
Source: Santa Monica Daily Press
CASA DEL MAR — Old world melded with the futuristic Tuesday night when the Hotel Casa del Mar debuted its partnership with Neurosky, a technology company that specializes in hardware that measures a user’s brainwaves and uses them to manipulate objects and programs. read me…
Host Tyger tries out the latest in interactive mind technology, check it out and for more information or to get your hands on MyndPlay and the MindWave visit www.myndplay.com
Source: Topanga Film Festival
Control the Outcome of the Movie with the Power of Your Mind!!!
Using NeuroSky Technology inside the MindWave headband and Brainband Headsets, the viewer can determine the plot twists and direction of the movie using their minds. (more specifically using brainwaves detected to relaxation and attention states) The technology behind the software involved brainwave sensing, algorithmic mental state determination and screen control.
at the Topanga Canyon Gallery (July 28-31st)
source: CBS Los Angels
…The 7th Annual Topanga Film Festival premieres MyndPlay, the world’s first mind controlled video and movie platform breakthrough technology that allows the viewer to control movies using nothing but their emotions and will…read more
The National Science Foundation today announced an $18.5 million grant to establish an Engineering Research Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering based at the University of Washington….Scienceblog.com”>read more.
The toy, called “Necomimi” or “cat ear” in Japanese, is the invention of Japan’s Neurowear with the technology from San Jose-based Neurosky. Sensors analyze brainwaves to determine how calm or focused a user is, and the ears, powered by small motors, respond accordingly… read more.
NeuroSky is being considered for Wall Street Journal’s VentureWire as one of the “most innovative” technology start-ups at the upcoming VentureWire FASTech conference. VentureWire editors are currently sifting through the nominations to select 50 venture-backed companies paving a unique path technologically…read more
New MyndPlay Movies for Your MindWave
Source: NeuroSky Store
This Memorial Weekend, check out more movies for the MyndPlay media player for your MindWave. Movies that answer the big questions: What would you risk to save the life of the one you love? Can you bowl that perfect game? Find out in new content from Myndplay… read more
The stylish headgear, a set of white ears that move according to the wearer’s thoughts and emotions, is called “Necomimi” — “cat’s ears” in Japanese. With two brain-wave sensors, Necomimi can detect and interpret the emotional state of the wearer, expressing it through four distinct movements…read more
Source: MAKE Magazine
The Bio-Sensing Primer in MAKE Volume 26 opens up the world of human body hacking, pulling together new information and sensor recommendations for detecting brain activity, eye movements, facial expression, muscle activity, respiration, heart rate, blood oxygen level, and more… read more.
A synaesthetic drinking installation aims to broaden minds after just one sip of a cocktail as the experience of taste is translated into individual artworks through the brain… read more.
Source: ABC News
Think you know what it means to put your mind to a task? Think again.
A new class of brain-computer interface technology could not only let you control devices and play games with your thoughts, but also help detect fatigue in air traffic controllers and other workers in high-stakes positions… read more
NeuroSky Breaks Guinness World Record to launch the Mindwave headset; Hosts of the Gadget Show Use NeuroSky’s MindWave to Move a VW Motor CarTuesday, April 12th, 2011
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) San Jose, CA USA and Birmingham, UK, — Ever thought of being able to control electronic devices, toys or games with your mind? Well we may not be far off, as NeuroSky launched the first sub-100 Mindwave headset at the Gadget Show LIVE, making it the world’s first brainwave device for home use…read more
Give Professor X a run for his money with NeuroSky’s new MindWave headset, where it has just been launched today, carving a place for itself in the Guinness World Records as apart from being the first MindWave headset that costs less than £100 ($99.95 Stateside), it was also demonstrated to be powerful enough to move a Volkswagen motor car – hence breaking a Guinness World Record for the “Largest Object Moved Using a Brain-Computer Interface.” …read more
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Source: The Boston Globe
I imagine that any device kids are accustomed to playing with at home will also engage them in the classroom. Take, for example, the brain wave-reading headset from NeuroSky Inc., which is the core technology in the popular “Star Wars’’-themed game, The Force Trainer. continue…
Source: Girl Gamer
While everyone is going “gaga” over 3D technology, I’ve got my eye on what I feel is the real future; brain-to-computer interface. Just like in your favorite sci-fi novels and movies, it is not only possible to control technology with your mind, but it is available now. continue…
We know Neurosky for its EGG “brainwave controller” and the various products that use its Brain Computer Interface technology such as MindFlex by Mattel. At DEMO this week, the company launched its new education platform MindWave. continue…
Source: Computer Graphics World
NeuroSky, dedicated to taking brain-computer interface (BCI) technology into mainstream gaming, is has announced its consumer-priced MindWave solution and new tools for in-depth app development, including the ability to understand how video games impact the user. continue…
Source: USA Today
Ever wonder if your kid got a homework question wrong because of lack of focus rather than not actually knowing the answer? The MindWave BrainCubed Education Bundle from NeuroSky is a headset that monitors EEG brainwave impulses from the forehead. continue…
NeuroSky is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective. continue…
Source: PC Magazine
NeuroSky makes MindWave BrainCubed devices, which effectively are headsets that measure your attention and similar things. The company said its technology will be used in a number of products for ADHD. But today’s announcement was an educational bundle with 10 games, including those designed to help kids learn math and to focus their attention by playing games. I’ve seen a lot of brain wave demos over the year, but this looked fun. continue…
Source: IT world
The NeuroSky MindWave monitors EEG brain wave impulses from the forehead to determine mental states as “attention” and “meditation.” The bundled games can help educators figure out a student’s focus, among other situations. see video.
In a world of multitasking and distraction, it can be hard to concentrate. NeuroSky makes a game of it. Their device, which you wear on your forehead, monitors electrical EEG brainwave impulses and feeds the data through an algorithm to determine your state of mind. continue...
Auf der Cebit 2011 wird Neurosky sein neues EEG-Headset Mindwave zeigen. Wie der Vorgänger Mindset soll es zur Steuerung von Spielen mittels Gehirnwellen und für Entspannungsübungen dienen – aber besser aussehen.
By John Brandon
Feb 1, 2011
NeuroSky is developing ways for people to communicate using only their thoughts, kind of like the aliens in the upcoming sci-fi movie Battle: Los Angeles.