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Press Release | Blackrock Neurotech Collaborates with AE Studio to Advance Training and Calibration in the First Commercial BCI Platform, MoveAgain

Collaboration will develop improved machine learning models and algorithms to improve user experience for paralyzed patients. SALT LAKE CITY, May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blackrock Neurotech, a leader in brain-computer interface (BCI) technology, announced today a collaboration with AE Studio, a group of world-class data scientists, developers, and designers who specialize in launching products that increase…

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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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Press Release | Blackrock Neurotech and Phantom Neuro Partner to Enable Prosthetics and Exoskeletons that Mimic Human Movement in Real-Time

The Phantom X system uses muscle-sensing implant technology to enable greater mobility in people with orthopedic injuries. SALT LAKE CITY and AUSTIN, Texas, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blackrock Neurotech, an industry leader in brain-computer interface (BCI) technology, and Phantom Neuro, a recently launched neurotech startup that delivers a high accuracy system for lifelike control of robotic…

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Press Release | Blackrock Neurotech acquires spatial computing software firm MindX to commercialize full-stack brain-computer interface product

Acquisition brings MindX’s innovative software technology and Blackrock’s industry-leading BCI hardware under one roof SALT LAKE CITY, April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blackrock Neurotech (“Blackrock” or “the Company”), a leading implantable brain-computer interface (“BCI”) technology backed by world-renowned investors Peter Thiel and Christian Angermeyer, announced today the acquisition of spatial computing software firm MindX, integrating…

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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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