30 people worldwide have had an implanted brain-computer interface.
28 of those use Blackrock’s technology.
Who we are
Engineers, Business Builders, Researchers, Innovators – and above all BCI Pioneers.
What we do
Provide innovative tools and neurotech expertise to translate technology into novel, implantable, clinical solutions that improve human lives.
Why we do it
Our BCI innovations enable BCI Pioneers to walk, talk, see, hear, and feel again.
Advancing BCI Clinical Applications to Restore Function to Patients Today
Blackrock’s research and clinical partners coupled with our deep technology expertise continue to forge the way of what’s possible with BCI. With the longest chronic implant being over six years, we know we can make BCI work for millions – today! And tomorrow we can aim to make hundreds of millions of people walk, talk, see, hear, and feel again.
Proudly Working With
Our strength comes from collaborating! Blackrock has worked with some of the world’s leading neuroscience researchers to innovate novel brain-computer interface applications.
What People Say
The first person to use a brain-computer interface to restore functionality lost due to paralysis. Matthew Nagle was a C3 tetraplegic, paralyzed from the neck down after being stabbed.
First person to control a robotic arm. 10 years earlier, she was diagnosed with spinocerebellar degeneration
computer doing this, it was all you,
I just cant stop smiling, its just that cool!
I’m moving things again.”
Sustained a spinal cord injury in 2010 and has the has the longest chronic implant of the NeuroPort Array since June 2014.
has shown even after a traumatic injury,
restoration of paralyzed muscles is
possible and can provide Independence.”
Sustained a spinal cord injury in a 2004 automobile accident and was implanted November 2014 achieving sensory feedback through intracortical microstimulation
and FDA mindfulness gives us
the comfort for doing the cutting-edge
experiments that we do.”