Neurotech Goes Global: Tens of Thousands of Brains Coming Online
February 4th, 2015 - medGadget
NeuroVigil’s iBrain Technology to Help Research Psychiatric Drugs, Assist in Understanding Neurological Disease
August 21st, 2014 - medGadget
"We Treat Animals in a primitive way"
August 20th, 2014 - INFO Exame
NeuroVigil Announces New Brain Research Initiatives
August 14th, 2014 - MarketWatch
The Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness
July 7th, 2014 - New York Times
“'If you ask my colleagues whether animals have emotions and thoughts,' says Philip Low, a prominent computational neuroscientist, many will drop their voices to a whisper or simply change the subject'... In the summer of 2012, an unprecedented document, masterminded by Low — 'The Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness in Human and Nonhuman Animals' — was signed by a group of leading animal researchers in the presence of Stephen Hawking... For Philip Low, the Cambridge Declaration was aimed directly at the Cartesian prejudice against nonhumans.“
How Human Brains Could Be Hacked
July 3rd, 2013 - Yahoo! News
"People with Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or other forms of paralysis still have healthy brain activity. Using the iBrain, they could use thoughts to control a virtual hand on a computer screen."
If Hackers Inherit the Earth
July 1st, 2013 - New York Times
"“By seeing the activation of particular brain structures, we can tell, ‘Ah, this person is trying to move his hands,’” explains Philip Low"
Philip Low: Sleep Analyzer
January 1st, 2013 - The Scientist
The Scientist Magazine's Scientist to Watch
"Low continues to push for broader applications, such as in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's research, and has formed a partnership with Stephen Hawking to develop a communication device for ALS patients who have lost the ability to speak and move."
Image: Concept, Gilberto Tadday and Philip Low; Photo, Frank Rogozienski
September 19th, 2012 - New Scientist
July 30th, 2012 - Forbes
Reading Stephen Hawking's Mind to Keep His Voice Alive
July 2nd, 2012 - TIME
Scientists set to show how they hacked into Stephen Hawking's brain
June 25th, 2012 - MSNBC
Sleep Mining by NeuroVigil is one of "32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow"
June 3rd, 2012 - New York Times
"Wearing a small sensor on your head, at home, while you sleep, could be the key to diagnosing diseases early and assessing overall health."
Satire: What's Stephen Hawking really thinking?
April 14th, 2012 - Forbes
"With the iBrain, I need to think before I think."
iBrain Headband Can Read Your Thoughts
April 9th, 2012 - Mashable
iBrain can 'read your mind'; enlists Stephen Hawking
April 9th, 2012 - Yahoo! News
Whose brain would you like to hack?
April 9th, 2012 - CNN
"iBrain could provide major medical advances..."
Stephen Hawking's Mind Reading Experiment and Big Bang Cameo
April 6th, 2012 - Slate
"Hawking has lent the use of his nervous system's gray matter to a San Diego-based company that produces the iBrain ..."
Device may be able to make Stephen Hawking talk just by thinking
April 5th, 2012 - CBS News
"Using the algorithm Low previously developed, they were able to see Hawking's thoughts as changes in the signal, shown as spikes on a grid."
iBrain could help Stephen Hawking speak again by reading his mind
April 4th, 2012 - Fox News
"The black headband, aptly named iBrain, could eventually allow Hawking to communicate simply by thinking. The device is part of a new generation of portable brain scanners used to monitor conditions like depression, sleep apnea, and schizophrenia in real-time."
Bits Daily Report: A Device to Read Your Thoughts
April 3rd, 2012 - New York Times
"...The researchers traveled to Dr. Hawking's offices in Cambridge, England, fitted him with the iBrain headband and asked him ''to imagine that he was scrunching his right hand into a ball,'' Dr. Low said. The algorithm was able to discern Dr. Hawking's thoughts as signals..."
NeuroVigil wishes Prof. Stephen Hawking a Very Happy Birthday
January 21st, 2012 - The Telegraph
NeuroVigil in the News
May 26th, 2011 - Singularity Hub
"Understanding brain activity during sleep, researchers think, may unlock the secrets to understanding a range of neurological disorders including Alzheimer's, schizophrenia and depression. The new device is such a significant improvement over existing technologies that it has attracted private funding that raises the company valuation to $250 million..."
FutureMed Day 4 — Philip Low, Andrew Hessel, a Visit to Intuitive Surgical, and More
May 15th, 2011 - medGadget
Neurovigil, Brain Decoding Company, Gets Major Funding
May 2nd, 2011 - medGadget
iBrain is the "iPhone of Neurosciences"
March 16th, 2011 - BILAN
NeuroVigil is one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Health Care
2011 - The Washington Post
"Neurovigil's iBrain headband records brainwave data while the user sleeps. The data can be used to monitor sleep activity, which could help researchers identify disease patterns, earning the company the No. 9 spot on the list."
"NeuroVigil Wants To Speed Up Treatments Of Alzheimer's And Other Brain Diseases"
December 15th, 2010 - Forbes
"For pharmaceutical companies constantly hunting for ways to improve their dismal chances of getting a drug to market, it could be one more tool in their arsenal."
Meet the iBrain
November 7th, 2010 - NBC Universal
Dr. Philip Low on Annual list of 35 Innovators Under 35
25 August 25th, 2010 - Technology Review
Portable devices for monitoring brain activity
"The device is small enough to be worn on a headband, so subjects can sleep at home rather than at a clinic. To make life even easier for subjects, the company is developing a version of the device that gathers data and beams it to a subject's cell phone, which can then send it wirelessly to NeuroVigil for analysis."
August 25th, 2010 - MIT
August 25th, 2010 - San Diego Union-Tribune
"We're introducing noninvasive (brain) probes which people can use at home." "The work has attracted the interest of giant pharmaceutical companies. In October, NeuroVigil signed a deal with Swiss drugmaker Roche to supply iBrain devices for clinical drug trials. The device will be used to detect subtle changes in brain activity at low doses before visible signs of side effects surface..."
Revolutionizing Sleep Science
January 26th, 2010 - Huffington Post
"The size of two pennies, the miniature iBrain marks what scientists, doctors and venture capitalists see as holding the potential to revolutionize the study of sleep, speed the diagnosis of disease and tap into the multibillion dollar sleep and neurodiagnostics markets. 'We are about to give people access to their own brain,' Low says with cool confidence."
The future of brain-controlled devices
January 4th, 2010 - CNN
Wired: Gadgets and Ideas to Revolutionize Healthcare
November 4th, 2009 - Wired
"Roche inks deal with sleep monitoring start-up"
November 2nd, 2009 - MobiHealth News
"...Wireless sensor and neuropathology start-up NeuroVigil has inked a deal with Swiss pharamceutical company Roche. NeuroVigil will provide Roche with its iBrain wireless sensors to help the company collect and analyze data during its clinical trials. NeuroVigil technology will be used to help the company's development of various drugs for CNS disorders..."
TEDMED 2009: Using Sleep As A Gateway Into The Brain
October 30th, 2009 - Huffington Post
Dr. Philip Low on Neurovigil / Pharma Partnership Announcement
October 29th, 2009 - medGadget
Secret sleep of birds revealed in brain scans
June 26th, 2008 - NewScientist
In Sleep, We Are Birds of a Feather
July 1st, 2008 - The New York Times
Philip Steven Low of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, Calif., and colleagues report in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that electroencephalograms of the songbirds show they have episodes of rapid-eye-movement sleep and slow-wave sleep as well as transition stages and quick spikes, all reminiscent of mammalian sleep patterns.
Sleeping with the finches
November 20th, 2003 - The Economist