Muse: meditation made easy

 Surrounded by other neurotech enthusiasts and experts, I tried the Muse headband at a local NeuroTechX event in Montreal. Our questions ranged from practical to highly technical.

Monitoring the Autonomic Nervous System

The skin is the only organ that is purely innervated by the sympathetic nervous system (and not affected by parasympathetic activation). The following health concerns can be monitored via EDA (electro-dermal activity). This makes them perfect candidates for wearables worn on the skin.

Embrace: Seizure Detection via the Skin

A wristband capable of detecting and predicting seizures using electro-dermal activity, data logs, and AI algorithms. Designed mainly for consumer use for tonic clonic seizure detection  notification. It can also measure rest, sleep and physical activity.

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