Annapurna Base Camp: Studying the Brain at High Altitude

by Matt Gaidica PhD Candidate Neuroscience Graduate Program University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA) Contact: mgaidica@med.umich.edu http://gaidi.ca Introduction Human achievement at high altitude requires the performance of skilled behaviors with cognitive clarity. To better understand how the brain changes at high altitude during a motor task we used the actiCAP Xpress Bundle to characterize motor…

Introduction of actiCAP Xpress Twist – Brain Products’ next generation dry electrode system

by Dominik Dietze and Pierluigi Castellone Product Manager and Sales Manager (Brain Products) When we first introduced the 16 channels actiCAP Xpress back in the spring of 2014 the product was received very positively from the research community. Its innovative design resolved many of the issues that existing products had and therefore, naturally, everybody was…

BCI-controlled “drone-tennis” demonstrated by Team PhyPA (German Television @ TV total)

by Dr. Thorsten O. Zander Technical University of Berlin “And now: A world premier …” This was the announcement made by Stefan Raab, the host of the German late night show “TV total”, as members of  Team PhyPA, our group of Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) research from the Department of Biological Psychology and Neuroergonomics at Berlin…

actiCAP Xpress contest & more at HBM 2014

by Stefanie Rudrich Marketing Manager (Brain Products) The annual meeting of the OHBM has always been one of the most considerable conferences for us to attend. Being held in Germany this year and just at the right time to officially introduce our latest product developments actiCAP Xpress (electrode cap for fast and easy EEG recordings…