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Relax :the first ever wearable certified-ready medicaldevice to measure and monitor brain activity outside a clinical environment

RELAX is the first ever wearable certified-ready medicaldevice to measure and monitor brain activity outside 
a clinical environment. It can be used by anyone at home,work or elsewhere to provide real-time neurofeedback by measuring, for instance, alpha brain waves.

Published on 19 July 2017

The most accurate relaxation monitoring device for everyday life 

What is Relax?
Relax is the first ever wearable certified-ready medicaldevice to measure and monitor brain activity outside a clinical environment. It can be used by anyone at home,work or elsewhere to provide real-time neurofeedback by measuring, for instance, alpha brain waves.

Users can monitor their own level of attentionand enhance their mindfulness using this safe, user friendly, affordable and non-invasive device.

Relax is fitted with dry electrodes that senseand measure the alpha waves generated by the brain 
when in a relaxed, laid-back mood.

Leti has also developed the RELAX App, which live-tracks your relaxation level by processing and recording 
your alpha waves.

VideoLeti’s RELAX tech demo at CES 2017.mp4

Applications: 
  • Brain fitness (Neurofeedback): this powerful stressmanagement and sleep enhancement technique leads to spectacular improvement in a person's quality of life

  • Brain-computer interface: object commandand control through thought is possible by reading brain signals when thinking specifically. Applications would include virtual reality, video games and remote assistance of disabled persons in controlling home automation functions

  • Mental focus monitoring: tracking concentration and level of attention in high-stakes occupational situations can save lives and prevent environmental disasters. Air and road traffic control, and highly efficient digital learning tools are among the multiple applications of this technology


What's new? 
  • Leti’s medical device certified technology establishes a high quality starting 
    point for further consumer-focused development – from medical devicesto wellness applications 
  • First ever EEG (Electroencephalography) device to operate with dry electrodes 
  • New, simplified technology making alpha wave measurement available outside the clinical environment
  • EEG hardware and software development for brain activity measurement spans more than a decade 
  • RELAX is built using off-the-shelf components


What's next? 
Leti has developed, in close industrial cooperation, three separate packages dedicated to neurofeedback, brain-computer interfacing and mental focus monitoring – the last two are now available.

Manufacturing partners will develop Leti's brain-computer and mental focustechnologies into full hardware-software concepts. They will be able  to develop a wide range of wellness, wearable sports and fitness-related devices such as wrist band and chest strap – currently under development.

Leti researchers will continue their work to enable other functions such as optical activity measurement. 


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Consumer Electronics Show (CES  2017)

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