Nokia app powers portable brain scanner – tech – 16 September 2011 – New Scientist

YOU can now hold your brain in the palm of your hand. For the first time, a scanner powered by a smartphone will let you monitor your neural signals on the go.

By hooking up a commercially available EEG headset to a Nokia N900 smartphone, Jakob Eg Larsen and colleagues at the Technical University of Denmark in Kongens Lyngby have created a completely portable system.

via Nokia app powers portable brain scanner – tech – 16 September 2011 – New Scientist.

This is the exciting development for the future. When mobile phone is capable of analyzing neural signals on the go, it means instant, on the spot observations are possible for the first time. It liberalizes the research process to the extent that everyone can do it and analyze her own data.

This entry was posted in Human Economics, Teaching cases. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s