Submissions for new Brain Products MoBI Award are now open

by Dr. Thomas Emmerling Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) The submissions for the new Mobile Brain/Body Imaging (MoBI) Award 2017 are now open. With the MoBI Award, Brain Products wants to recognize excellence in various fields of Mobile Brain/Body Imaging research. We announced the MoBI Award in our last newsletter and now you can submit your publications…

Cybathlon 2016 – the new bionic Paralympics

by Lydia Timm, Ph.D. Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) On Saturday, October 8, 2016 something special will happen in Zürich, Switzerland. Scientists, developers and company representatives from all around the world will come together to see how their technological developments impact individuals with physical disabilities. “Cybathlon” can be seen as the new bionic Paralympics where people…

New video publication on infant EEG. “Novel Experimental and Analytical Approach to the Multimodal Neural Decoding of Intent During Social Interaction in Freely-behaving Human Infants”

by Stefanie Rudrich Marketing Manager (Brain Products)… A research group from University of Houston presented a novel methodology for the neural decoding of intent from freely-behaving infants during unscripted social interaction with an actor. Neural activity was acquired using actiCAP EEG electrodes. Kinematic data was collected with inertial measurement units and supplemented with synchronized video…

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…

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…