Brain Neural Computer Interface for Everyday Home Usage

  • Christoph Hintermüller
  • Eloisa Vargiu
  • Sebastian Halder
  • Jean Daly
  • Felip Miralles
  • Hannah Lowish
  • Nick Anderson
  • Suzanne Martin
  • Günter EdlingerEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9176)


In the last years, Brain Neural Computer Interfaces (BNCIs) have been investigated and several applications have been proposed. Those systems have been explored almost exclusively in laboratories with developers and researchers. Home usage has been demonstrated, though only with on-going expert supervision. In this paper, we present a BNCI for everyday home usage. The proposed system is aimed at supporting the autonomy and independence of people living at home with a disability. The overall system is currently installed in three end-users’ home in Belfast.


Cognitive Rehabilitation Acquire Brain Injury Cognitive Stimulation Game Session Primary User Interface 
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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community’s, Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013, BackHome project grant agreement n. 288566.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Hintermüller
    • 1
  • Eloisa Vargiu
    • 2
  • Sebastian Halder
    • 3
  • Jean Daly
    • 4
  • Felip Miralles
    • 2
  • Hannah Lowish
    • 5
  • Nick Anderson
    • 6
  • Suzanne Martin
    • 4
  • Günter Edlinger
    • 1
    • 7
    Email author
  1. 1.Guger Technologies OGGrazAustria
  2. 2.Barcelona Digital Technology CenterBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Institute of PsychologyUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany
  4. 4.The Cedar FoundationBelfastUK
  5. 5.Telehealth SolutionsMedvivo GroupWiltshireUK
  6. 6.Cortech Solutions, Inc.WilmingtonUSA
  7. 7.G.Tec Medical Engineering GmbHSchiedlbergAustria

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