Neurotechnology startup NextMind secures $4.6 million to bring groundbreaking, noninvasive, AI-based, neural interface to the mass market

Neurotechnology startup NextMind secures $4.6 million to bring groundbreaking, noninvasive, AI-based, neural interface to the mass market


Publication Title
NextMind
Publication/Creation Date
December 12 2018
Creators/Contributors
NextMind (creator)
Sid Kouider (creator)
École Normale Supérieure (contributor)
Media Type
Press Release
Persuasive Intent
Advertisement
Description
PARIS, 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.
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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".
HCI Platform
Wearables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Head, Brain
Source
https://next-mind.com/press/

Date archived
February 24 2019
Last edited
February 24 2019
How to cite this entry
NextMind, Sid Kouider. (December 12 2018). "Neurotechnology startup NextMind secures $4.6 million to bring groundbreaking, noninvasive, AI-based, neural interface to the mass market". NextMind . Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3619