Tagged: Brain activity

Emotion-sensing gaming controller senses player’s stress level to change in-game difficulty

Emotion sensing gaming controller

Stanford Emotion Sensing Bio Gamepad

Do you get bored while playing your favorite game just because it isn’t tough enough? For instance the number of automobiles coming from opposite direction are not enough to challenge your driving skills in a racing game? Then Stanford electrical engineer, Gregory Kovas and Texas Instruments are working on that element of gaming to make it tough as the player needs it without changing settings in the gameplay interface. They have modded an Xbox 360 controller with a 3D printed plastic module loaded with sensors, so that it can measure your biological data in real-time and change the gaming elements. Meaning that it doesn’t get too difficult or too easy for your while playing your favorite games.
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E-tattoo capable of monitoring brainwave activity

E-tattoo

Tattoos are no longer going to be just an icon of your style and personality traits but also of much more complex biological human body monitoring devices. Just like the Biosensor tattoos that monitor your sweat levels, the E-tattoo is here to make an even bigger leap into the realm of brainwave monitoring. Designed by Todd Coleman at the University of California, San Diego and his colleagues, this technologically advanced tattoo can be applied to the skin like any other tattoo. The only difference being that it will monitor your electrophysiological signals from the heart and muscles which is a direct indication of the brain activity.
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