“Google Glass” For Your Mind? Hear From The Woman Inventing This Future At Compute Midwest
Steve Jobs once famously said that a computer is “the most remarkable tool we’ve ever come up with…it’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds“.
What if you could control computers with your mind?
Wonder no more: learn about a woman who’s built a company that’s changing the future with thought controlled computing.
Muse: A Brain-Sensing Headband
InteraXon is company that created Muse, a brain-sensing headband that lets you control things with your mind.
Muse is “changing the way the world thinks” by giving us insight into our own minds as well as changing how we interact with computers…. by controlling them with a single thought.
Imagine a future where you could control games, reduce stress, improve memory and concentration, and eventually to control devices directly with your mind.
Learn more about this exciting technology that’s changing the futureNote: One of the featured people in this video (John Underkoffler) is also one of 8 amazing speakers for our Compute Midwest conference. (Don’t miss out, register today!)
Ariel showing off the “levitating” chair
which rose into the air as the user relaxed.
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Ariel Garten is the CEO & Co-Founder of InteraXon. If there ever was a gap between science, art, business and technology, she’s closed it.
Her work converts the workings of the mind into tangible solutions.
Ariel has researched at the Krembil Neuroscience Institute studying hippocampal neurogenesis, displayed work at the Art Gallery of Ontario, DeLeon White Gallery, and opened Toronto Fashion Week.
Referred to as the “Brain Guru” by Now Magazine, CBC Radio and the Toronto Star, Ariel has also run a successful real estate business, spent time as the designer and owner of a Canadian fashion boutique, and is a practicing psychotherapist.
Founded in 2007, InteraXon is a Toronto-based company and innovator in the emerging field of brainwave controlled technology, designing meaningful and transformational experiences from a levitating chair to a thought controlled beer tap.
Over 30,000 people have experienced InteraXon’s brain sensing experiences, and it continues to grow.
The company initially raised almost $300,000 via crowdfunding for it’s Muse product and secured $6 million in venture capital in August 2013. They’ve also been featured in in an endless array of top tier publications like CNN, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Forbes, Huffington Post, Forbes, Cnet, TechCrunch and more.
During the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, InteraXon allowed visitors to control the lights on Niagara Falls, the CN Tower and Canada’s Parliament buildings with the power of their minds from over 2000 miles away.
Focused on making the technology accessible, affordable and an integral part of people’s everyday lives, InteraXon is committed to bringing awareness and understanding to the scale and scope of possibilities within brain sensing technology and the impact it will have globally as it becomes more market-viable.
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As seen in some of the world’s top tech publications like Forbes, Fast Company and The Next Web, Compute Midwest is a 2 day convergence of tech: new people, new ideas and new frontiers in Kansas City.
With 1 conference, amazing speakers, a hackathon and more, Compute Midwest provides a fantastic opportunity to connect you with 500+ forward thinking tech minds.
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