menu

Headset Measures Cognitive Health In Real-Time

Headset Measures Cognitive Health In Real-Time
Advertising

A device that can improve your mental accuity and respond to unspoken commands.

Ross Brooks
  • 7 august 2013

There are countless thoughts racing through our heads every second of every day, but making sense of them can often be a challenge. EMOTIV INSIGHT is a sleek, 5 channel, wireless headset that reads your brainwaves and translates them into easy-to-understand information.

Not only can the device tell you how your brain is changing in real-time, but it can also help you to monitor your mental cognitive well-being, as well as optimize your brain’s performance and overall fitness.

Just some of the areas the neuroheadset can keep track of and help to improve include Attention, Focus, Engagement, Interest, Excitement, Affinity, Relaxation and Stress. It’s also safe for kids of all ages, adults, and even those with medical conditions.

The headset does more than simply monitor your brain, it can also respond to it – capable of understanding and deciphering basic mental commands such as push, pull, levitate, and rotate. It’s also able to detect facial expressions such as blinks, winks, frown, surprise, clench and smile.

emotiv-insight-neuroheadset-3

With such powerful capabilities, the headset has a huge variety of applications in countless contexts such as gaming, hands-free control systems, smart adaptive environments, art, accessibility design, market research, psychology, medicine, robotics, automotive, transport safety, defense and security.

The EMOTIV INSIGHT was also redesigned from scratch over the past year, now featuring a special polymer biosensor system that offers great electrical conductivity without the need for conductive gel or saline solution – all that adds up to a sweat-free experience.

While it’s clear the team has come a long way, they need a bit more support to turn the prototype into a production-ready model, deliver developer kits to those who can help build more apps, and refine the manufacturing process.

Their current Kickstarter Campaign has already achieved 500% of their initial target with over a month to go. It’s clear that there’s a demand for the device, and if you’re also keen to understand how your mind works a little better, then all you need to do is pledge $199.

emotiv-insight-neuroheadset-2

EMOTIV INSIGHT

Advertising
Trending

Lancôme's Newest Campaign Stars A Domestic Abuse Survivor

Advertising
Arts & Culture Yesterday

Small Urban Pavilions Create A Nature Refuge In East London

These relaxing micro shelters provide a haven amidst chaotic city environments

Travel Yesterday

Travel Laundry Pouch Washes Your Clothes Wherever You Are

The Scrubba Wash Bag helps anyone wash their clothes easily and quickly with just a little water and soap

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Future of Automotive

See All
Social Media Yesterday

Swipe Up To Register To Vote On Snapchat

The social platform has partnered with TurboVote to help young people easily enroll in less than one minute

Children Yesterday

Battle Card Game Promotes Childhood Vaccinations

An Australian doctor has developed a playful way to inform parents about immunization and entertain kids

Related Expert

Justin Hendrix

Digital Media Maker

Fitness / Sport Yesterday

Oakley And Intel’s Sunglasses Give You A Built-In Personal Trainer Wherever You Go

The sunglasses/earbuds hybrid tracks your performance and lets you know how well your workouts are going

Experiential Marketing Yesterday

UNICEF’s ‘Time Machine’ Tells Stories With Data

An experiential installation at the UN General Assembly reminds us why every child matters

Design & Architecture Yesterday

Watch The World’s Tallest Building Become An LED Display

Burj Khalifa gives a backstage look at how the transformation came to be

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Automotive
Scenarios Driving The Digital Transformation Of An Industry
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed Yesterday

Modern Workplace Culture: No More Fat Cats Or Kissing Ass

Samar Birwadker, CEO & Co-Founder of Good & Co, on designing shared organizational values to optimize employee happiness and success

PSFK Labs september 22, 2016

The Future Of Work: Why Innovation Is Every Employee’s Job

PSFK Labs sits down with management at Johnson & Johnson to learn how the company comes up with their next ‘big idea’

Travel Yesterday

Boeing Wants To Make Your Flight Better With Cloud And Star Projections

The manufacturer is trying to patent a projection system that would allow them to project images onto a plane's interior surfaces

Latin America Yesterday

Colombians Teach Dance To Fund Students’ Education

Chocó to Dance is a platform that shows you how to replicate popular Latin dances to help create scholarships for local students

Work Yesterday

Editorial Roundtable: What A People-First Workplace Must Prioritize First

Managed By Q, Soma, Workbar, Primary, AltSchool and thinkPARALLAX on why employee fulfillment is a journey and not a destination

Culture Yesterday

Brand Engagement At The Gates Of The World’s Largest Open-Air Gallery

Tiger Beer and a neighborhood-minded nonprofit celebrate and promote New York's creative spirit by beautifying 100 security gates

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

Technology Yesterday

How Technology Can Save The World By Saving Time

PSFK attends the Social Good Summit 2016 to see how new tech is changing the world for the better

Travel Yesterday

Marriott’s Gravity Room Installation Gives Travelers A New Perspective

The luxury hotel chain's #MGravityRoom invites visitors to snap and share pictures of its inverted set up

No search results found.