brainwave


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brainwave

A sudden idea or moment of inspiration; a brainstorm. I had a brilliant brainwave last night about how we could end world hunger.
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The ThynkBot software reads the user's EEG brainwave patterns and translates the signals into commands that the robot can understand.
Developed for people of all ages, the Brainwave headgear is paired with the Memorie mobile app, compatible with iOS and Android devices.
Washington, May 1 ( ANI ): Researchers have created a high-tech headband, which reads your brainwaves.
This is done by rewarding the correct brainwaves and inhibiting the incorrect brainwaves.
Shoosmiths will support Brainwave with fundraising activity from now through to the end of July 2012; before switching to help Macmillan from August next year to the end of April 2013.
NeuroSky Inc, which specialises in Brain-Computer Interface technologies for consumer application, said today that it will introduce the new MindWave brainwave headset at next month's Gadget Show Live at the NEC in Birmingham, central England.
Within seconds of slipping the user-friendly headset on, a consumer's brainwave activity is captured across the full cortex.
This year one had the brainwave of putting a blind lad, Mikey, in with the usual misfits.
The lad from Buxton, Derbyshire, had the brainwave while watching his father sweep up garden leaves.
It sounds like something out of a horror movie - a brainwave scanner linking people to machines through an electrode-studded skullcap.
One woman's brainwave to turn an old police station into a nursery is paying dividends.
By teaching a person to produce brainwave patterns that are associated with a relaxed, alert, and focused state, and having them practice this skill for many hours of training, neurofeedback practitioners contend that individuals with AD/HD can learn to maintain this state and that many symptoms of AD/HD will diminish.
Postponed two years ago due to the foot-and-mouth epidemic that claimed the Festival, the greyhound race - for which heats will take place on the racecourse two days before the main event - is the brainwave of Cheltenham
As if my unschooled shoals could reckon the calculus of her conk's brainwave tsunami.