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BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — OpenBCI, a Brooklyn-based neurotechnology company today announced a new hardware and software platform called Galea, which combines mixed reality (XR) headsets with state-of-the-art biosensing and brain-computer interfacing (BCI) techniques. The headgear comes equipped with multiple sensors to simultaneously monitor biometric data streams in real time and is designed to seamlessly attach to head-mounted displays (HMD), including virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) devices. Galea also includes robust SDKs to bring biometric data into common development environments and enable researchers and developers across industries to produce next generation experiences through neurotechnology.
Galea includes several sensors, including electroencephalogram (EEG), electrooculography (EOG) electromyography (EMG), electrodermal activity (EDA), and photoplethysmography (PPG) to accurately quantify human emotions and facial expressions such as happiness, anxiety, depression, attention span, interest level, and more. The platform’s real-time analytics suite measures data from the brain, eyes, heart, skin, and muscles, allowing researchers and developers to objectively measure user experiences and internal states and use it for creating highly immersive content tailored to a person’s biological responses.
“I founded OpenBCI to democratize access to the brain and I’m thrilled that our technology has powered innovative projects by academics, startups, and some of the …
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