Immediately the US Patent & Commercemark Workplace published a patent application from Apple that pertains to a next-generation of AirPods Sensor System the placewithin the housing and suggestions of AirPods might embody a number of energetic and reference electrodes configured to meapositive biosignals and electrical activity of a person’s mind. The biosignals measured by AirPods might embody, however are usually not limited to, an electroencephalography (EEG), electromyography (EMG), electrooculography (EOG) and extra.
In Apple’s patent againfloor they notice that mind activity may be monitored utilizing electrodes positioned on the scalp of a person. The electrodes could in some cases be positioned inside or across the outer ear of the person. Measuring of the mind activity utilizing electrodes positioned in or across the outer ear could also be preferred resulting from benesuits similar to lowered machine mobility and decreased visibility of the electrodes when compared to other units that require electrodes to be positioned on visible areas across the scalp of the person.
However, for accuprice meapositivements of mind activity utilizing an ear-electroencephalography (EEG) machine, the ear-EEG machine could should be customized for a person’s ear (e.g., possibly customized for the person’s concha, ear canal, targus, and so forth.) … As a result of an ear’s measurement and form differ from one person to another, and since a single person’s ear measurement and form, and measurement and form of structures similar to a person’s ear canal, could change over time, even a customized ear-EEG machine could fail to generate accuprice meapositivements at instances (or over time). In addition, a customized ear-EEG machine could also be costly.
- Biosignal Sensing Device Using Dynamic Selection of Electrodes (Justia patents)
Publication number: 20230225659
- Summary: A put onready electronic machine features a housing, and an electrode automobilerier hooked up to the housing and having a nonplanar surface. The damageready electronic machine features a set of electrodes, including electrodes positioned at different locations on the nonplanar surface. The damageready electronic machine features a sensor circuit and a swaping circuit. The swaping circuit is operable to electrically connect a number of different subunits of a number of electrodes within the set of electrodes to the sensor circuit.
- Filed: January 9, 2023
- Publication date: July 20, 2023
- Inventors: Erdrin Azemi, Ali Moin, Anuranjini Pragada, Jean Hsiang-Chun Lu, Victoria M. Powell, Juri Minxha, Steven P. Hotelling