Imagine… Suddenly… Not being able to speak anymore!

Every 2 seconds someone in the world will have a stroke for the first time. There were almost 17 million incidences of first-time stroke worldwide in 2010. Stroke is one of the leading causes of long-term adult disability.               Are you aware of the impact of post-stroke aphasia? Post-stroke aphasia […]

Solving BCI bottlenecks for medical applications

Medical BCI-based applications are still limited. Neuroelectrics is addressing most critical issues so that they can be effectively adopted in clinical settings or in users’ homes. Carabalona et al. (2009) discussed several points that need to be considered when designing, selecting and using a BCI system for neurorehabilitation purposes. In particular, they emphasized the importance […]

BCI Evolution-Exploring Opportunities

Brain-Computer Interaction (BCI) based technology is thriving and has the potential of spreading into society by addressing the needs of various user groups under different application scenarios. Wolpaw and Wolpaw (2012) identified the five principal BCI scenarios or application types that may have evolved so far, namely, replace, restore, improve, supplement and enhance. Communication is […]