BioWorld Medtech | Blackrock Neurotech snaps up Mindx to drive brain-computer interface implants

By Meg Byrant Blackrock Neurotech LLC has acquired spatial computing software startup Mindx Corp. to advance full-stack brain-computer interface (BCI) products. As part of the transaction, Mindx’s augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) technology will be integrated with Blackrock’s BCI hardware. Highlights: “Having a fully integrated platform will also improve scalability as Blackrock begins…

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Utah Business | This brain-computer interface helps paralyzed individuals type using only their minds

By: Jeremie Oliver Imagine a world where our brains can dictate action without using our limbs. Contemplating this reality is mind-boggling, considering the technology that would be required to translate neurological signals into movement. It seems too good to be true in our lifetime, but Salt Lake City-based Blackrock Neurotech begs to disagree. Lauded as…

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Forbes | Thought-To-Text Typing Hits 90 Characters/Minute With 94% Accuracy

Thought-To-Text Typing Hits 90 Characters/Minute With 94% Accuracy   New brain-computer interface technology is giving quadriplegic and tetraplegic patients the ability to control computers, thought type at 90 characters a minute, and move robotic arms to feed themselves, or high-five family members. Built by Blackrock Neurotech and including technology licensed from Stanford University, the technology is scheduled…

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The Observer | Brain Implant Technology Lets Paralysis Patients Move, Touch and Feel With Their Thoughts

Brain Implant Technology Lets Paralysis Patients Move, Touch, and Feel With Their Thoughts “The BCI research community is extremely vibrant. They are looking at everything from [enabling people to] walk again, see again, hear again, and even feel again. Anything you can think of, they are researching it,” said Marcus Gerhardt, CEO of Blackrock Neurotech,…

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Tech First | Thought to text: brain-computer interface lets you type, move robotic arms with your mind

Thought to text: brain-computer interface lets you type, move robotic arms with your mind   Thinking to type sounds interesting to most of us. Crazy and futuristic, yes, but also freeing and fast. But for those with massive spinal cord injuries or degenerative diseases, brain-computer interface technology is an absolute lifeline. In this TechFirst, we…

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Analytics Insight | Exclusive Interview with Marcus Gerhardt, CEO of Blackrock Neurotech

Exclusive Interview with Marcus Gerhardt, CEO of Blackrock Neurotech   With the digital transformation taking over the world, the medical industry is also following in its footsteps. In a small span of time, neurotechnology has advanced a lot and it has been a breakthrough in the health industry. Blackrock Neurotech provides innovative tools and neurotech expertise to…

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