Billionaire Peter Thiel Backs Fundraiser of Brain-Computer Firm

Billionaire Peter Thiel Backs Fundraiser of Brain-Computer Firm By Eyk Henning May 19, 2021 Billionaire investors Peter Thiel and Christian Angermayer have thrown their weight behind a technology startup that promises to help neurologically impaired patients regain lost skills with the aid of electrodes connecting the human brain with computers. The Utah-based company, Blackrock Neurotech,…

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Research Moves Closer to Brain-Machine Interface Autonomy

Research Moves Closer to Brain-Machine Interface Autonomy By Laurie Fickman for the University of Houston  11 June 2019 Findings Could Help Seamlessly Integrate Prosthetics By examining the interactions between single-neuron activities and the information flowing to these neurons, biomedical engineering Professor Joe Francis found that a brain-computer interface, a form of artificial intelligence, can sense…

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Utah Innovation Empowers International Collaboration to Achieve Natural Hearing Restoration

Utah Innovation Empowers International Collaboration to Achieve Natural Hearing Restoration Utah Array Moves from Brain to Auditory Nerve, Making Hearing Restoration Possible SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, March 19, 2019 – Blackrock Microsystems LLC (Blackrock), manufacturer of neural connectivity technologies, including the Utah Array and Utah Slant Array, announced today that they will be one of…

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