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…

Brain Products R-Net, our new sponge-based electrode system, is now available!

by Dr. Christina Lavallee Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) In the last Press Release (issue 3/2017), we proudly revealed the R-Net, a sponge-based electrode system for research applications. Since the introduction, we have received positive feedback and a lot of interest from our customers worldwide. Today, we give you more details about our newest product. There…

The new Brain Products R-Net, a saltwater-based electrode system for research applications

by Dr. Thomas Emmerling Scientific Consultant (Brain Products) We were proud and excited to reveal a new product at Neuroscience 2017. The R-Net is based on saltwater sponges and passive Ag/AgCl electrodes that are held in place with a durable and flexible silicone structure. It allows for rapid preparation and high recording flexibility. For some…

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…

Basal ganglia microstructure and EEG – a research expedition to the Philippines

  by Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Beste Cognitive Neurophysiology Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine TU Dresden (Germany) The last years have seen an overwhelming amount of research aiming to disentangle the neural mechanisms underlying goal-directed behavior and cognitive control processes. In that regard, the basal ganglia have attracted much interest.…