Newsletter January 2017

g.Nautilus Multi-Purpose Version is now available! 

The g.Nautilus multi-purpose version allows you to acquire both EEG and other biosignals simultaneously.
It is available with the 4/12/28/60 g.SCARABEO electrode system, which allows flexible electrode positioning. Every version has 4 additional 1.5 mm safety sockets to connect ECG/EOG/EMG electrodes or sensors such as GSR, respiration, heart activity, ...

Read more: g.Nautilus

g.tec also offers a range of sensors for physical and physiological signals . All of them are equipped with 1.5 mm safety sockets to be used with g.Nautilus Multi-Purpose.

Read more: g.Sensors

Unlimited Possibilities with a g.Nautilus 

g.Nautilus Wireless EEG sets a new standard of usability and is available with dry or gel-based electrodes. The tiny and lightweight device is attached to the EEG cap to avoid cable movements and allow completely free movement. Top quality EEG recordings from 64/32/16/8 channels are easy to obtain within a few minutes.

Read more: The Unlimited Possibilities of Wireless EEG

Simultaneous Measurement of EEG and tDCS 

tDCS is a non-invasive method to stimulate the brain using constant, low current. It has been combined with Electroencephalogram (EEG) for motor rehabilitation and other clinical research applications. Find instructions for simultaneous EEG and tDCS recordings below.

Read more: Simultaneous Measurement of EEG and tDCS

g.Nautilus for Android 

A new application programming interface allows you to use g.Nautilus Wireless EEG under Android, e.g. on tablets.

Read more: g.Nautilus for Android

Interview with BCI Award 2016 Winner Gaurav Sharma 

In 2016, Gaurav Sharma from Battelle Memorial Institute in Ohio (USA) won the BCI Award 2016 with his project about an implanted BCI for real-time cortical control of wrist and finger movements.
The submission for the BCI Award 2017 is open now!

Interview with Gaurav Sharma: Interview with BCI Award 2016 Winner
Visit the new website: www.bci-award.com

Functional Brain Mapping - Interview with Gerwin Schalk 

Gerwin Schalk is a Research Scientist at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, NY. He develops new neurotechnologies, and applies them to basic and applied research. We talked with Gerwin about his work with cortiQ (Rapid Cortical Mapping) and the use of ECoG to understand and revolutionize surgical treatment of the brain.

Interview with Gerwin Schalk: Functional Brain Mapping

Interview with Cybathlon 2016 Winners 

The Cybathlon took place on October 8th, 2016 at the ETH Zurich. The Team BrainTweakers from EPFL in Switzerland won Gold in the BCI Race. They have been supported by g.tec with a g.GAMMAsys EEG cap mounted with g.LADYbird electrodes. We talked with Numa Poujouly and Serfeim Perdikis from the BrainTweakers about their success.

Read the interview: Team BrainTweakers won Gold in the BCI Race

The BackHome Project: Brain-Computer Interfaces On Their Way Home 

The BackHome system is a multi-functional BCI system for home. People with disabilities and brain injuries can use the BCI system for brain painting, for writing or for controlling home devices, and learn to manage everyday life and increase quality of life. Watch this podcast on Spanish TV-Channel "RTVE" and see how Roció uses BackHome.

Órbita Laika: BackHome - Explícaselo a mi abuela

New Publications 

  • Brotons-Mas, J. R., Schaffelhofer, S., Guger, C., O’Mara, S. M., & Sanchez-Vives, M. V. (2017). Heterogeneous spatial representation by different subpopulations of neurons in the subiculum. In: Neuroscience , 343, 174-189.
  • Ogawa, H., Kamada, K., Kapeller, C., Prueckl, R., Takeuchi, F., Hiroshima, S., ... & Guger, C. (2017). Clinical Impact and Implication of Real-Time Oscillation Analysis for Language Mapping. In: World Neurosurgery , 97, 123-131.
  • Xu, R., Allison, B. Z., Ortner, R., Irimia, D. C., Espinosa, A., Lechner, A., & Guger, C. (2017). How Many EEG Channels Are Optimal for a Motor Imagery Based BCI for Stroke Rehabilitation? In: Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II, 1109-1113, Springer International Publishing.

Book Series: More than 38.550 Downloads! 

The chapters of the book series "Brain-Computer Interface Research - A State-Of-The-Art Research Summary" have more than 38.550 downloads on SpringerLink! This means that this series is now one of the most downloaded eBooks . Each chapter represents one of the best abstracts that have been submitted for the Annual BCI Award, as determined by an international jury that changes each year.

Workshop, Conferences & Congresses 

Events & Conferences

Greetings from Austria!
Christoph Guger & Günter Edlinger

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