SINGAPORE, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —
- What is the trendy word in Silicon Valley apart from AI in 2017?
- Yes, Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) is coming.
Many world-class high-tech companies have stepped in to this unique area: Neuralink led by Elon Musk, Facebook led by Mark Zuckerberg, etc.
Bicheng Han, a PhD candidate of Harvard University GSAS’ Center for Brain Science, CEO of BrainCo, and one of Forbes China‘s "30 under 30 China" in 2017, gave out a sharing session at an event held by Singapore‘s famous brand Nature’s Farm on 8th Dec. BrainCo was prompted as one of the top 10 companies in BCI.
Set up in 2014, BrainCo has won a various venture competitions and industry awards including a Gold Winner at MassChallenge, the Most Innovative Award at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, the 1st place in the Innovation, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurship competition.
Its first product — Focus 1, the world’s first medical-grade home based brain efficiency improvement solution, brings neurofeedback training into people’s daily life, and make it affordable, convenient and enjoyable.
Another product, Focus EDU is the world’s first integrated classroom system that improves education outcomes through real-time attention level reports.
With experts in the field of the most advanced brain and neuroscience, BrainCo is on its way to bring Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) out of science fictions. During development, the company is striving to transform brain-machine interface technology and apply it into daily life to benefit human in innovative ways.
"Starting a business is painful, but we never fail to bring surprises to the world," said Dr Han in the interview.
BrainCo is a high-tech company officially born from the Harvard Innovation Lab with $5.5 million funding in 2015. The company specializes in BMI (Brain Machine Interface) wearables. Currently, it has 25 members from Harvard and MIT who believe in innovation, imagination, possibility, and the next frontier.
The CEO of BrainCo, Bicheng Han is a Ph.D. candidate in the Center for Brain Science, Harvard University GSAS (Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Science), and among Forbes China‘s "30 under 30 China" list 2017.
The company has won various venture competitions and industry awards including a Gold Winner at MassChallenge, the Most Innovative Award at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, and the 1st place in the Innovation, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurship competition.
Mr. Ricky Li
General Editor, NewMedia Digital Group