EEG headband

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By Laura Lovett 11:23 am September 10, 2019
Sleep tech company Dreem launched the second version of its AI-enabled sleep tracking headband and companion app, Dreem 2, in the U.S. today.  The technology includes an EEG, heart rate, respiration and movement tracker. A user’s information is then monitored and analyzed by the system for their review the next day. The headband has a companion app where the customers’ sleep data can be...
By Laura Lovett 04:02 pm October 30, 2018
Interaxon, the company best known for its “brain sensing” headband Muse that helps wearers meditate, released the second generation of the device this morning.  The latest product, called Muse 2, is worn across the user's forehead and connects to a smartphone app that providing meditation data. Like the previous version of the tool, it is able to measure brain signals through an EEG sensor,...
By Jonah Comstock 04:29 pm June 6, 2016
Southern Hills Hospital in Nevada recently completed a pilot of a technology that used Samsung tablets and a wearable EEG reader to assess patients' pain and to attempt to lessen that pain with distracting content. The pilot, a collaboration between Samsung, tech company AccendoWave, and Southern Hills, equipped nearly 1,000 ER patients, including adults and children, with Samsung Galaxy tablets...
By Aditi Pai 02:52 pm March 29, 2016
Mobile-enabled sleep tracking company Rythm, a startup with offices in San Francisco and Paris, has raised $4 million more from Laurent Alexandre and Xavier Niel. This brings the company’s total funding to around $11 million. [Correction: This article has been updated to better reflect the total funding amount raised by Rhythm] The company’s CEO and Cofounder, Hugo Mercier, told MobiHealthNews in...
By Jonah Comstock 04:37 am August 5, 2014
Makers of EEG tracking headband devices have pitched the devices with a number of different use cases: as a biofeedback device to help the user manage stress, as a controller for gadgets, or as a quantified self device for assessing sleep. Now Philips Healthcare and Accenture have teamed up to show off the possibility of using one such device, the Emotiv Insight Brainware, to help patients with...