(image credit: NeuroSky/ThinkGeek) NeuroSky MindWave | US$99.99 | www.neurosky.com
if you think your brain is kind of slow in reacting, then perhaps it is time to give it some regular exercise. this is where the NeuroSky MindWave ($99.99) comes in. it is a research grade EEG headset for use with a specifically designed neuroscience meditation, mental fitness, and game applications. this futuristic looking headset is no child’s play, as it is loaded with passive sensors that measures your brainwave patterns such as attention level, meditation and eye blinking, and works in conjunction with the bundled applications. for those who are adventurous enough, there are developer tools allowing you to write your own programs to interact with the MindWave. the NeuroSky MindWave runs off a single AAA battery which is good for 10-hours of use and is both PC and Mac compatible. a perfect healthy lifestyle start for lazy bum like me. it’s obvious. i don’t need to run and sweat out it like other physical exercise which makes it perfect.
in a separate news, the MindWave achieved the Guinness World Record for “Heaviest machine moved using a brain control interface”. the feat was achieved by the NeuroSky team who custom program the MindWave to control an industrial crane with a giant magnet to lift a Volkswagen car. so, now you know that MindWave really isn’t just a child’s play. God knows what else you can do with the MindWave. learn more about EEG here.