Withings launches the Pulse and O2 Health overhaul its implementation Mate .
The Withings Pulse O2 has a strap that can be worn like a watch. Like its predecessor, the Pulse O2 to track user activity , analyze sleep patterns and heart rate measurements . This improved version offers a vital new function: the blood oxygen level via an optoelectronic sensor LED on the back of the device – a first for the activity trackers . Knowledge of oxygen in the blood may be essential for climbers , athletes and people with respiratory conditions such as asthma or other lung diseases with pulmonary disease (COPD ) problems.
Withings has also released a major update to the application Health Mate at the center of the user experience for all of its products. The Web application and Mobile has been redesigned to provide coaching in real time depending on the health goals of the user. A smart formatting helps to highlight the progress of users, health notifications encourage the adoption of good habits, virtual trophies motivate the user and the “ranking” uses the spirit of competition to promote good health. All items are displayed in real time with a new chronological .
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BCI, what’s that?
BCI means Brain Computer Interfaces. Using sensors, the brain can control computer programs. These man-machine interfaces are developed, and their operation reveals a huge potential.
Emotiv is a neuroengineering company that has brought to market affordable, consumer friendly, high-resolution, multichannel, wireless EEG systems. Their advanced algorithms allow these headsets to detect subconscious emotional states, facial expressions and user-trained mental commands which can control existing and custom applications and games.
This technology utterly transforms the way we interact with computers. Emotiv is revolutionizing human-computer interactions (BCI) by allowing computers to react to your moods and deliberate commands in a more natural way. This capability is available to consumers with a range of new and existing applications. Using their SDK, developers and researchers can integrate Emotiv data directly into new applications, driving an exciting range of novel uses.
Emotiv’s vision is to democratize brain research by enabling access to affordable, user-friendly, high-resolution brain measurement systems; and encourage and catalyze innovation in this field.
Applications for the Emotiv technology and interface span an amazing variety of industries – from gaming to interactive television, everyday computer interactions, hands-free control systems, smart adaptive environments, art, music, accessibility design, market research, psychology, medicine, robotics, toys, automotive, transport safety, education, self-improvement, defense and security.
Emotiv is established with developers and researchers in over 90 countries already working with the technology.