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 more…] about The future of EEG-based personal devices monitoring brain function: Key neurotechnology patent #26