Headset catches early signs of dementia by scanning brain waves
Publication date: 31 October 2017
A Northern Irish start-up has developed a headset that it says could spot early signs of dementia.
BrainWaveBank says the headset, which users need to wear while playing games on a phone, could go on sale to the public in three years.
It monitors electrical brain activity to spot patterns that could be early indicators of brain conditions. The company is backed by Innovate UK, the Government’s tech investment arm, and is currently testing its headset with around 90 people.