Monday 23 April 2018

A collaboration between INFANT, the Embedded Systems group in the Dept of Engineering in University College Cork, and engineers in Tyndall National Institute has won a prestigious Collaboration Award from the Irish Laboratory Awards group.

The Irish Laboratory Awards has established itself as the premier event in Ireland for benchmarking those that demonstrate excellence, best practice, and innovation in Ireland’s laboratories.


studying brain activityThe Brain Stethoscope Design

The award-winning work is centered on the Brain Stethoscope Design, which is a low-cost and portable device that can acquire and interpret EEG signals (a measure of electrical activity in the brain). The device will provide easy-to-use EEG recording hardware, and software that will give a visual, sound-based and Artificial Intelligence-assisted interpretations to assist in healthcare decision making.