Product Launch: actiCAP slim and actiCAP snap – The next generation active electrode system

by Dr. Thomas Emmerling Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) Since the release in 2005, the actiCAP has been widely adopted. Active electrodes have become the gold standard in research EEG – at least for applications where data quality is critical. The possibility to perform recordings at higher impedances using the active circuitry and the LED impedance…

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…

Recording brain waves in extreme situations: the psychoactivity of ayahuasca

by Eduardo Ekman Schenberg, Instituto Plantando Consciência, Brazil … Acknowledgment This user research summary is based on an article published as Schenberg EE, Alexandre JFM, Filev R, Cravo AM, Sato JR, Muthukumaraswamy SD, et al. (2015) Acute Biphasic Effects of Ayahuasca. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137202. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0137202. … Introduction Ayahuasca is an amerindian psychoactive sacrament…

Official market release of LiveAmp – Brain Products’ new solution for superior quality mobile wireless EEG

by Dominik Dietze Product Manager (Brain Products)… LiveAmp is an ultra-lightweight, wearable amplifier. As it is wireless and allows you to store the data internally (exchangeable memory card), there are no mobility limitations. LiveAmp is easy and intuitive to use and extremely compact. Its technical specifications leave nothing to be desired and translate into outstanding…

New CapTrak software version 1.1.0 supports actiCHamp systems

by Pierluigi Castellone Sales Department Manager (Brain Products) Brain Products is happy to announce a new version of the CapTrak electrode localization system (version 1.1.0 to be released in mid-April 2015), which interfaces directly with the actiCHamp EEG recording system. … What is CapTrak? CapTrak is an innovative, easy-to-use and accurate electrode localization tool, employing…

actiCHamp revision 3.0 now with clock output for synchronization with tAC, tDC and tRN stimulators

by Dominik Dietze Product Manager (Brain Products) Removing artifacts induced by tDC, tAC, tRN stimulators from EEG signals is a tricky and challenging task. However, it is a key prerequisite for EEG signal analysis. Artifact-corrected EEG data will lead to improved scientific conclusions on the effects of the stimulation that has been applied. At BrainProducts,…