News in brief

Miscellaneous News CapTrak has been updated with USB 3.0 cameras CapTrak, our handheld electrode localization tool for actiCAP active electrodes, has been updated. This device works to detect the position of actiCAP electrodes via triangulation with two integrated cameras to give you fast, accurate and reliable localization of your actiCAP electrodes. We have recently replaced…

Add Channels in Analyzer 2.2.1

What’s new in BrainVision Analyzer 2.2.1? – Integration of Tobii Pro Lab data in Add Channels & more

by Jose Raul Naranjo & Dr.-Ing. Kidist Mideksa Scientific Consultants (Brain Products) We are pleased to inform you that Analyzer 2.2.1 has been released and is available for download on our website. This new version comprises not only an expansion of the Add Channels transform to support Tobii Pro Lab data, but also incorporates few…

Fig. 2. Similarity of CWL and EEG signals before and after CWL-based correction

First Steps to Using Carbon Wire Loops to Correct for Artifacts in simultaneous EEG-fMRI

by Lars Hausfeld, PhD Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht Brain Imaging Centre (M-BIC) The Netherlands Abstract The simultaneous acquisition of EEG and fMRI signals promises linked datasets with high temporal and spatial resolution, respectively. To make optimal use of the data from this advanced acquisition scheme, the attenuation of artifacts in EEG signals…

high-density R-Net 160ch

Update to the R-Net – high-density montage including face and neck electrodes

by Dr. Christina Florence Lavallée Strategic Product Manager (Brain Products) The latest update to our saltwater sponge-based electrode system includes face and neck electrodes in a high-density, 160 channel montage (ready for delivery in January 2021). Since we introduced the R-Net for the very first time at SfN 2017, we’ve been receiving positive feedback and…

Carbon Wire Loops for BrainCap MR

State of the art MR artifact handling with Carbon Wire Loops – a true market innovation!

by Dr. Tracy Warbrick and Dr. Michael Schubert Application Specialist EEG-fMRI and Product Manager (Brain Products) We are excited to let you know that Carbon Wire Loops (CWL) for the BrainCap MR are now available to order. Why Carbon Wire Loops? For EEG data acquired during fMRI scanning the gradient artifact and cardioballistic artifact are…

Figure 1: Single carbon wire loop and set of 5 braided together.

Carbon Wire Loops in EEG-fMRI studies of interictal epileptic activity

by Nicolas von Ellenrieder, PhD, Andreas Koupparis, MD, Natalja Zazubovits and Jean Gotman, PhD Gotman Lab EEG, Imaging, and Epilepsy McGill University, Montréal, QC (Canada) At the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, we work with combined EEG and fMRI acquisition to study epileptic patients to determine the brain region responsible for the generation of seizures…

actiCAP slim for EEG-TMS

Methodology for characterizing network activations with neuro-navigated TMS and EEG

by Recep Ozdemir, Emiliano Santarnecchi and Mouhsin M. Shafi Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA (USA) This article walks users through the collection of neuro-navigated simultaneously obtained Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) evoked EEG (TMS-EEG) data to investigate network-specific TMS-induced EEG activations, as in Ozdemir et al. 2020, focusing…