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In order to provide a better perspective into the evolution of the digital brain health industry, we are sharing some of our analysis of 50 foundational patents, as identified and discussed in the 2015 market report Pervasive Neurotechnology: A Groundbreaking Analysis of 10,000+ Patent Filings Transforming Medicine, Health, Entertainment and Business.
We will discuss one patent a day, from older to newer by issue date. Today we are sharing a 1999 patent assigned to Scientific Learning Corporation. We hope you enjoy the peek into the future 🙂
U.S. Patent No. 5,927,988: Method and apparatus for training of sensory and perceptual systems in LLI subjects
- Assignee(s): Scientific Learning Corp.
- Inventor(s): William M. Jenkins, Michael M. Merzenich, Steven Lamont Miller, Bret E. Peterson, Paula Tallal
- Technology Category: NeuroCognitive Training
- Issue Date: July 27, 1999
The ‘988 patent is one of Scientific Learning’s patents directed to cognitive training in the area of language improvement and speech training — an area that affects a wide number of individuals ranging from children with language disabilities to stroke victims suffering from lost neurological connections necessary for auditory communication. Employing adaptive learning techniques, the ‘988 patent provides methods that test a user’s ability to decipher words emitted via a computer speech synthesizer Read the rest of this entry »