DESIGN CHAIN     Today's Designs for Tomorrow's Innovations

Brain Implants Near Milestone

NO RATINGS
Page 1 of 3 Next >
View comments: newest first | oldest first | threaded
Hospice_Houngbo
User Rank
Supply Network Guru
Re: Re : Brain Implants Near Milestone
Hospice_Houngbo   10/28/2013 3:49:11 PM
NO RATINGS

The brain is always subject to electronic waves. There are myriads of electirical activities constantly happening in the brain. Most people brain's problems start when those activities are perturbed. The role of the implants might be to restore those activities back.

Hospice_Houngbo
User Rank
Supply Network Guru
Re: needs better mm wave technology
Hospice_Houngbo   10/28/2013 3:42:09 PM
NO RATINGS

@_hm,

Every technology has side effects and they are not known until the technology is used. Brain implants are still work-in-progress and the technology will be be used after years to testing and proof of its safety to humans.

tirlapur
User Rank
Supply Network Guru
Re : Brain Implants Near Milestone
tirlapur   10/27/2013 11:57:13 PM
NO RATINGS

The first thing that comes to mind when the subject is of healthcare is: human resources management. The brain implant may not be widely received even though it has almost got a green signal from the FDA. Moreover, if, during the guinea pig testing, the device becomes faulty, or stops responding, how would we know? And if the device constantly sends a signal of its operation and tells the doctors when to get a brain surgery, doesn't that mean that the brain will be subjected to electronic waves generated by the implant that may affect the person adversely?

Nemos
User Rank
Supply Network Guru
In the skull ?
Nemos   10/27/2013 7:36:31 AM
NO RATINGS

"the NeuroPace device could be implanted in the skull" Do we know the dimensions ? because on the pictures seems quite big and I don't know how "easy" will be to implement that in the skull.

_hm
User Rank
Supply Network Guru
needs better mm wave technology
_hm   10/26/2013 11:52:45 PM
NO RATINGS

Invasive implant for brain does not very good idea. Main reason its unknow side effects.

Better way may be employment of mm wave technology both for measurement and for simulation.

 



More Blogs from Rick Merritt
Micrel and Microchip CEOs came to loggerheads over the extent of layoffs after a recent acquisition.
Apple’s iPhone slump marks a new day for a semiconductor industry searching for a driver.
Intel Corp. officially cut its PC business loose today announcing a cut of 12,000 employees, 11% of its staff amid a sequential decline in quarterly revenues and profits.
The latest round of the great set-top box debate is well underway, but it’s unclear who will win this longstanding battle among tech giants.
This week engineers started hearing proposals on everything from radio access technologies to network architectures for 5G cellular standards expected before 2020.
Twitter Feed
EBN Online Twitter Feed