6 posts tagged with "stimulation"

Wrist-worn neural interfaces have come of age: Facebook Reality Labs and Cala Health

Posted on October, 2021

Neural interfaces may be mainstream before we know it, in very familiar form. Facebook's Reality Labs division is working on a consumer device that senses tiny nerve signals at the wrist to offer…

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Going Long on the Vagus nerve: Startups Re-discover the Autonomic Neuromodulation Goldmine

Posted on June, 2021

Electrical stimulation of the Vagus nerve to treat chronic disease has been around for 35 years, with mixed success. Fifteen ventures, as many therapeutic areas, and billions of dollars later, a new…

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On Neural Dust

Posted on October, 2020

This post reviews the significant milestones in the development of neural dust and lays out the state of the art in 2020. The neural dust device is 3 millimeters long and 1×1 millimeters in cross…

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Closed-loop brain-computer interfaces

Posted on September, 2020

All BCI devices record. Only a few of them provide direct feedback to the brain in real-time. This post lists current closed-loop human BCI devices and their applications. X-rays from patients…

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Neural interfaces for vision: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Posted on August, 2020

Current retinal implants deliver just enough vision to enable the blind to see bright lights, high-contrast edges, and moving objects. Considering their enormous potential, visual prosthetics have…

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How to Build a Neural Interface: Lessons from Cochlear Implants

Posted on August, 2020

The cochlear implant is a miracle that deserves a place in the history of brain-computer communications, as the first neural interface to restore a human sense through electrical stimulation of…

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