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 may embrace a number of energetic and reference electrodes configured to meacertain biosignals and electrical activity of a person’s mind. The biosignals measured by AirPods may embrace, however aren’t limited to, an electroencephalography (EEG), electromyography (EMG), electrooculography (EOG) and extra.
In Apple’s patent againfloor they word 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 on account of benesuits akin to diminished gadget mobility and decreased visibility of the electrodes when compared to other gadgets that require electrodes to be positioned on visible areas across the scalp of the person.
However, for accuprice meacertainments of mind activity utilizing an ear-electroencephalography (EEG) gadget, the ear-EEG gadget could have to be customized for a person’s ear (e.g., possibly customized for the person’s concha, ear canal, targus, and many others.) … 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 akin to a person’s ear canal, could change over time, even a customized ear-EEG gadget could fail to generate accuprice meacertainments at occasions (or over time). In addition, a customized ear-EEG gadget could also be costly.
- Biosignal Sensing Device Using Dynamic Selection of Electrodes (Justia patents)
Publication number: 20230225659
- Summary: A put onin a position electronic gadget features a housing, and an electrode automobilerier hooked up to the housing and having a nonplanar surface. The wear and tearin a position electronic gadget features a set of electrodes, including electrodes positioned at different locations on the nonplanar surface. The wear and tearin a position electronic gadget features a sensor circuit and a changeing circuit. The changeing 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