Neurotechnology startup NextMind secures $4.6 million to bring groundbreaking, noninvasive, AI-based, neural interface to the mass market
Publication/Creation DateDecember 12 2018
DescriptionPARIS, Dec. 12, 2018 — NextMind, a fast-growing neurotechnology startup developing a groundbreaking, noninvasive, AI-based brain-computer interface geared to the mass market, announced today it has raised $4.6 million in funding to bring its direct brain command solution to technology integrators and game developers in 2019. This recent funding round features a prestigious $1 million innovation award from BPIFrance and investments from private contributors who include notable technology entrepreneurs David Helgason, founder and former CEO of Unity Technologies, and Sune Alstrup Johansen, founder and former CEO of The Eye Tribe.
NextMind is developing a discrete noninvasive brain-sensing device for the mass market that will allow users to play games and control electronic and mobile devices, including virtual and augmented reality headsets, in real time using just their thoughts. NextMind combines new brain-sensing technology with innovative machine-learning algorithms to translate brain waves into direct digital commands, making it easier for end users to navigate the computer systems they’re using. Utilizing its brain-sensing technology, NextMind analyzes neural signals from the brain and translates them into digital commands or feedback instantaneously on a wireless digital interface.
NextMind's tagline is "what you think is what you do".
Technology KeywordsArtificial Intelligence (AI)
, Brain-Computer Interface (BCI)
, Neural Interfaces
, Machine Learning
, Brain Sensing Technology
, Wireless Interfaces
, Neural Networks
, Virtual Reality (VR)
, Augmented Reality (AR)
, Digital Telepathy
Date archivedFebruary 24 2019
Last editedFebruary 24 2019