Emotiv: BCI for less than 1K$
BCI, what’s that?
BCI means Brain Computer Interfaces. Using sensors, the brain can control computer programs. These man-machine interfaces are developed, and their operation reveals a huge potential.
Emotiv is a neuroengineering company that has brought to market affordable, consumer friendly, high-resolution, multichannel, wireless EEG systems. Their advanced algorithms allow these headsets to detect subconscious emotional states, facial expressions and user-trained mental commands which can control existing and custom applications and games.
This technology utterly transforms the way we interact with computers. Emotiv is revolutionizing human-computer interactions (BCI) by allowing computers to react to your moods and deliberate commands in a more natural way. This capability is available to consumers with a range of new and existing applications. Using their SDK, developers and researchers can integrate Emotiv data directly into new applications, driving an exciting range of novel uses.
Emotiv’s vision is to democratize brain research by enabling access to affordable, user-friendly, high-resolution brain measurement systems; and encourage and catalyze innovation in this field.
Applications for the Emotiv technology and interface span an amazing variety of industries – from gaming to interactive television, everyday computer interactions, hands-free control systems, smart adaptive environments, art, music, accessibility design, market research, psychology, medicine, robotics, toys, automotive, transport safety, education, self-improvement, defense and security.
Emotiv is established with developers and researchers in over 90 countries already working with the technology.