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Monitoring physiological and health data via non-contact sensors: Key neurotechnology patent #33

health data

– Illus­tra­tive image from U.S. Patent No. 7,485,095

Today we dis­cuss a neu­rotech patent very rel­e­vant to non-con­tact neu­romon­i­tor­ing sen­sors (as an alter­na­tive to skin-con­tact elec­trodes), which may play an impor­tant role in mea­sur­ing brain activ­i­ty in the near future.

U.S. Patent No. 7,485,095: Mea­sure­ment and analy­sis of trends in phys­i­o­log­i­cal and/or health data

  • Inventor(s): Vladimir Shus­ter­man
  • Tech­nol­o­gy Cat­e­go­ry: Hybrid
  • Issue Date: Feb­ru­ary 3, 2009

SharpBrains’ Take:

The ‘095 patent describes teach­ings to address some of the med­ical treat­ment prob­lems asso­ci­at­ed with non-con­tact sen­sors, such as elec­tro­car­dio­graph­ic (EGG) and mag­ne­to­car­dio­graph­ic (MCG) sen­sors. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Non-invasive Neurotechnologies About to Transform Brain Enhancement and Brain Health


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 »

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