– Illustrative image from U.S. Patent No. 7,138,902
Today we highlight a very interesting 2006 patent assigned to Phillips and Accenture — who have been collaborating to develop software for EEG-based operation of home appliances to aid patients suffering from neurogenerative diseases such as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
U.S. Patent No. 7,138,902: Personal medical communication device and system
- Assignee(s): Phillips, Accenture
- Inventor(s): Raymond J. Menard
- Technology Category: EEG
- Issue Date: November 21, 2006
The ‘902 patent relates to techniques and systems for personal medical devices, evidencing the trend (as described in Background of the Specification) of the expansion of medical service delivery from strictly within medical centers into the homes and/or mobile lifestyles of patients. Read the rest of this entry »
– Illustrative image from U.S. Patent No. 6,611,822
Today we are sharing a 2003 patent assigned to Accenture Global Services Limited. (As mentioned, we are featuring a foundational Pervasive Neurotech patent a day, from older to newer by issue date)
U.S. Patent No. 6,611,822: System method and article of manufacture for creating collaborative application sharing.
- Assignee(s): Accenture Global Services Limited
- Inventor(s): Brian R. Beams, Scott B. Harris
- Technology Category: Neurocognitive Training
- Issue Date: August 26, 2003
The ‘882 patent presents extremely broad claims over subject matter relating to online collaborative training, which includes applications directed towards cognitive training. Read the rest of this entry »
“The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed” — writer and futurist William Gibson
If you work at, compete with, or learn from, any of the companies below, you may want to know what they are up to and why, via SharpBrains’ objective and independent market reports. Which are available at discounted price until the end of tomorrow Thursday, March 31st.
1) Neurotech report & Infographic: Pervasive Neurotechnology: A Groundbreaking Analysis of 10,000+ Patent Filings Transforming Medicine, Health, Entertainment and Business
Leading non-invasive neurotech patent holders (*Detailed IP portfolio profile included within report): Read the rest of this entry »
By: Zack Lynch
— Source: Pervasive Neurotechnology — A Groundbreaking Analysis of 10,000+ Patent Filings Transforming Medicine, Health, Entertainment and Business
We are at the dawn of the pervasive neurotechnology age, when our everyday technologies interface with the user’s brain and mind, when developers big and small harness the latest emotional, cognitive, sensory and behavioral technologies to create radically new experiences to engage consumers and professionals worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
30,000+ scientists and professionals gathered for the annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Chicago last month, proving the growing interest and activities to better understand the inner workings of the human brain, and to discover ways and technologies to enhance its health and performance.
Now, which of all those ongoing efforts are closer to touching our lives, to empower consumers, patients and health professionals? Read the rest of this entry »