PowerUnit – power your amplifier with lithium-ion technology

by Dr. Michael Schubert Product Manager (Brain Products) Nowadays, lithium-ion batteries are part of our daily lives. Just think about your laptop, tablet and smartphone. They have been proven to be user friendly in terms of charging procedures, durability and reliability. These features are likewise important for your laboratory EEG recording setup. Therefore we are…

Introducing the actiCHamp Plus – offering active and passive electrode recordings … and more!

by Dr. Michael Schubert Product Manager (Brain Products) We at Brain Products understand that EEG research questions are limitless. And so are the demands of recording options across different experiments. This is why we are excited to announce the new actiCHamp Plus, offering a scalable and flexible solution for your laboratory EEG recordings. The actiCHamp…

Alcohol Hangover Impacts Learning and Reward Processing Within the Medial-Frontal Cortex

by Dr. Olave E. Krigolson Centre for Biomedical Research University of Victoria Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 2Y2. P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC E-mail address: krigolson[at]uvic.ca Acknowledgement This user research article summarizes our publication “Alcohol Hangover Impacts Learning and Reward Processing Within the Medial-Frontal Cortex”. Howse AD, Hassall CD, Williams CC, Hajcak G, Krigolson OE.…

LiveAmp goes “open-source” with OpenViBE, BCI2000 and LSL (LabStreamingLayer)

by Ratko Petrovic, M.Sc., Project Manager & Software Developer (Brain Products) and Dr. David Medine, Software Developer (Brain Products) LiveAmp joins the Brain Products family of amplifiers (BrainAmp, actiCHamp and V-Amp) that can be used by the open-source community. This article shows how to use LiveAmp in OpenViBE, BCI2000 and LSL open-source frameworks. The table…

Ultra fast closed loop applications combining our actiCHamp amplifier with Lab Streaming Layer (LSL)

by Dominik Dietze Product Manager (Brain Products) The current definition of closed loop applications are manifold. If one would like to generalize, a closed loop application is typically controlling something by interpreting an incoming physiological signal without the necessity for the investigator to actively intervene during the experiment. Translating this into the world of neurophysiology…

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 actiCAP and actiCHamp caps now with an improved and unified layout

by Lydia Timm, Ph.D. Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) As you know, Brain Products always endeavors to improve your research experience. We are continuously working on new product developments and innovative ideas to improve our existing products. Therefore we are pleased to announce that we have optimized the electrode layouts for our actiCAP and actiCHamp electrode…