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Wearable technology company Emotiv Insight gave a rare look into the future at its recent “The Holidays Are INSIGHT Celebration” event. The event was organized by Shaun Saunders, the founder of Graffiti PR, and took place at The Old Mint in San Francisco on December 11. The event showcased Emotiv’s wireless headset device and gave attendees a chance to test out the latest sensory oriented, wearable technology.
During the event, we were able to get an interview with Avery Kent of Puzzlebox, the company that developed the Orbit, is an educational toy that combines a brain-controlled helicopter with open hardware, software, and teaching material. Puzzlebox’s Orbit uses Emotiv’s headset to monitor the user’s brain patterns, enabling them to control the helicopter purely through the use of thought and mental concentration. While controlling a physical object via brainwaves seems like the stuff of science fiction, Emotiv and Puzzlebox have not only proven that it’s a possibility, but that there’s also a benefit to users. In fact, one of the main benefits of using Emotiv toys is that they promote relaxation and focus within users, enabling them to approach more important tasks (such as work) with increased levels of concentration and productivity.

The technology behind the Emotiv headset was originally designed to be a solution for people with motor problems to more easily connect, interact, and communicate with the world around them, but since it’s initial creation, this technology has also been implemented in devices that have a much wider commercial appeal. As Emotiv’s technology gains notoriety and becomes more accessible to average consumers, there is no doubt that it could lead to further biotechnological advances and serve as an aid for those truly in need.

In keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, Emotiv Insight’s event also included a drawing, whose proceeds were put towards building an after school tech program for San Francisco’s youth. The aim of the program is to help inspire young minds to innovate, create, and pursue their curiosity in the arts and sciences. Emotiv also donated a number of brain wear kits to participating schools, and will be providing any necessary support in an effort to help shape the minds of our future.



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