As mentioned, we are featuring a foundational Pervasive Neurotech patent a day, from older to newer by issue date. Today we are sharing a 2002 patent core to the field of driving safety.
U.S. Patent No. 6,497,658: Alarm upon detection of impending sleep state
- Inventor(s): Michael F. Roizen, Lawrence J. Gottlieb, Avery Tung
- Technology Category: EEG
- Issue Date: December 24, 2002
The ‘658 patent presents EEG technology applied to the field of sleep, with an application geared less towards improved sleep states and more towards increased vigilance during awake but sleepy states that may be necessary for example with vehicle operators. [Read more…] about Improving driving safety with alarms triggered by impending sleep state, detected via brain signals: Key Neurotech Patent #11