“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 »
Lumosity’s Stumble Reveals How We Think About Thinking (BuzzFeed News):
“The ads were pervasive, popping up on CNN, Fox News, NPR, and Google searches. And they were persuasive: Playing Lumosity games would do your brain good…But these claims sounded a little too rosy to the Federal Trade Commission, which Read the rest of this entry »
Videogame Maker Seeks to Treat ADHD (The Wall Street Journal):
“Doctors don’t usually prescribe videogame play. But one company, which has just raised $30.5 million from venture-capital investors, hopes to change that.
Boston-based Akili Interactive Labs Inc. is developing a videogame it believes could replace pills as a treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read the rest of this entry »
Lumosity must pay $2 million after “unfounded” brain game claims (Fast Company):
“The maker of brain game app Lumosity has agreed to pay $2 million to settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission, which alleged it deceived consumers about the product’s brain-training benefits.
The FTC said Tuesday that Lumosity made “unfounded claims” that its games could help users do better at work and school and help reduce the effects of conditions including 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 »
Lumos Labs produces the popular brain training web and mobile app named Lumosity. With 60 million registered users, Lumosity is the world’s largest cognitive training service. To date, Lumos Labs has raised over $70M in funding, and the company significantly expanded its IP portfolio in 2014 through Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Just a quick heads-up to the SharpBrains community: we are wrapping up a comprehensive market report on Pervasive Neurotechnologies (non-invasive, scalable, potentially ubiquitous). To learn when it becomes available, keep tuned via our e-Newsletter.
See below, in alphabetical order, a few of the organizations to be profiled in the report, given their relevant intellectual property portfolios (primarily patents). Read the rest of this entry »