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Emotiv Systems

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A user wearing a wireless Emotiv EPOC headset.

Emotiv Systems is an Australian electronics innovation company developing technologies to evolve human computer interaction incorporating non-conscious cues into the human-computer dialogue to emulate human to human interaction. Developing brain–computer interfaces (BCIs) based on electroencephalography (EEG) technology, Emotiv Systems produced the EPOC near headset, a peripheral targeting the gaming market for Windows, OS X and Linux platforms.[1] The EPOC has 16 electrodes and was originally designed to work as a BCI input device.[2]

Emotive Systems Pty Ltd was founded in 2003[3] by technology entrepreneurs Tan Le, Nam Do, Allan Snyder, and Neil Weste.

Emotiv Research Pty Ltd was founded in 2011[4] also by Tan Le. Nam Do, Allan Snyder, and Neil Weste are not affiliated with this business. This business has operated in America under the name Emotiv Lifesciences Inc until December 2013 when it became Emotiv Inc. It is not affiliated with Emotiv Systems.

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  1. ^ "Blog Archive » Emotiv EPOC Neuroheadset Update". grinding.be. 22 March 2008. Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2009.
  2. ^ Johnson, Stephen (8 July 2008). "Headset makes empty Promises of Mind-Control Games". G4 Media, Inc. Retrieved 14 February 2009.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Historical details for ABN 13 107 441 458". Australian Business Register. November 2014.
  4. ^ "Historical details for ABN 82 149 846 980". Australian Business Register. November 2014.

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