An introduction to mobile brain/body imaging (MoBI)

by Klaus Gramann Biological Psychology and Neuroergonomics, Berlin Institute of Technology (Germany) Imaging the human brain during active behavior is essential to understand how the brain supports natural cognitive processes that are based on and make use of our physical structure. A new imaging modality, mobile brain/body imaging (MoBI), uses electroencephalography (EEG) synchronized to motion…

Non-invasive brain-machine interfaces to powered exoskeletons for restoration of walking

by Jose L ‘Pepe’ Contreras-Vidal and Atilla Kilicarslan University of Houston (USA), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering This article reviews research at the University of Houston on the design of non-invasive and reliable brain-machine interface (BMI) systems for the control of powered exoskeletons for restoration and rehabilitation of gait in persons with paraplegia and…

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Downloads & Updates Software Releases, Updates and Manuals → Update: BrainVision Recorder 1.20.0801 (Software & Release Notes / User Manual) → Update: BrainVision Analyzer Solution “Peak Export” (Software / Release Notes) → Release: BrainVision Analyzer 2.1.0 (Software & Release Notes / User Manual) → Release: BrainVision CapTrak 1.0.0 (Software / User Manual) Hardware Operating Instructions…

Brain Products and RoHS compliance – Ro…what?

by Anne Vogel Regulatory Affairs Manager (Brain Products) As manufacturer of hardware products for neurophysiological research, Brain Products confirms “that we fulfil due to design, choice of material/components and production procedures the requirements of the RoHS Directive“. If your purchasing department ever asked for this kind of certificate, let me explain you what it is.…

Tricks and tips around BrainVision Analyzer 2 – these ten little knacks will help make your work with Analyzer even easier!

by Dr. Filipa Viola Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) In this support tip we are presenting 10 simple, but valuable tricks and tips that will make your work with BrainVision Analyzer even easier and more efficient. Help! I have accidentally closed the primary and the secondary tabs in the History Explorer. I need to rename raw…

UFABC 1st BCI Symposium

by Rita Rodrigues Sales Assistant (Brain Products) The Universidade Federal do ABC, Brain Products and our Brazilian distributor, Brain Support Brasil, worked hand-in-hand to promote UFABC’s first BCI symposium, which took place on September 22 in the city of São Paulo. The event featured a panel of renowned speakers in the field of BCI, namely…

VIGALL 2.0: Analyzing different functional brain states and their regulation during resting states

by Ulrich Hegerl, Tilman Hensch, Daniel Böttger, Christian Sander University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy VIGALL 2.0 – a BrainVision Analyzer-compatible tool developed by the University of Leipzig for analysis of different functional brain states (vigilance stages) and their regulation during resting states Vigilance (or brain arousal) strongly influences performance and neurophysiological reactions…