Technology Demonstrations

The following companies, universities and government agencies will be demonstrating their brain-neural machine-interface systems (some with ‘users in the loop’) at the workshop.


Demo Monday 2/25  - 12:30-12:45
Rehab Rex                           

Faisal Almesfer and Jedy Shishbaradaran

Rex Bionics

Image courtesy of Richard Little

Demo Monday 2/25  - 12:45 – 1:00

Ryan Farris, PH.D., P.E., Corporate Technology Ventures
Parker Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland, OH

Clare Hartigan, P.T.
Shepherd Center, Atlanta, GA

Image courtesy of Ryan Farris, Parker Hannifin Corporation

Demo Tuesday 2/26  - 12:15 – 12:30

Jose ‘Pepe’ Contreras-Vidal, Ph.D.
Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface Systems Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Houston

Image courtesy of Joy Wilson, University of Houston


Demo Tuesday 2/26  - 12:30 – 12:45

Pedro P. Irazoqui, Ph.D.
Rebecca Bercich
Center for Implantable Devices
Purdue University
, Lafayette, IN

Image courtesy of Pedro Irazoqui 

Demo Tuesday 2/26  - 12:45 – 1:00

BETTER powered exoskeleton for rehabilitation

Jose Pons, Ph.D.
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientí­ficasMadrid, Spain

Image courtesy of Jose Pons, CSIC  

Demo Wednesday 2/27  - 12:15 – 12:30
X1 Exoskeleton

Myron Diftler, Ph.D.
Robonaut Project Manager
Robotics Systems Technology Branch, ER4
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Image courtesy of Robert Markowitz 


Brown University Wireless Module

Demo Wednesday 2/27  - 12:30 – 12:45
Neural Module

Wireless Neural Broadband Module

Arto Nurmikko, Ph.D.
Brown University Neuroengineering Laboratory

Image courtesy of A.V. Nurmikko