Last week, Elon Musk confirmed reports regarding the launch of his new venture, Neuralink. Today, more details have come to light regarding the company’s ultimate goal to develop a brain-computer interface.
Built for Verily’s research partners at Radboud UMC, Stanford, and Duke, the Study Watch succeeds where the Apple Watch and most other smartwatches fail. It tracks electrocardiogram (ECG), heart rate, electrodermal activity, and inertial movements, and it can do so for up to a week at a time without needing to be charged, making it a more reliable tool in clinical studies.
In one demonstration, Sarah Murthi, MD, associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and trauma surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, let visitors experience how an ultrasound examination looks with the addition of augmented reality.