[EEG] [Noisebridge-discuss] The Next HOPE

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 10:29:21 PST 2010


Not only are all of the analog boards claimed, but there aren't enough
for the current projects in progress.  I recommend ordering 3:1 analog
to digital boards. We have a spare digital board though, fyi.

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> We have a few OpenEEG boards at NB.  I'm not sure if all of them are claimed
> for projects already.
>
> In any case I think that a collaborative project with one or more human body
> interfaces would be way interesting.  Daniel, maybe you could put out the
> word in other places, too.
>
> Mitch.
>
>
> -------------------
>> Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 17:37:16 -0800
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] The Next HOPE
>> From: hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
>> To: dp at danielpacker.org
>> CC: maltman23 at hotmail.com; eeg at lists.noisebridge.net; askory at gmail.com;
>> noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net; mrericboyd at yahoo.com;
>> cyborg at lists.noisebridge.net; ch_luk at berkeley.edu
>>
>> I see that nb-cyborg is cc-ed, but I thought I'd mention that they've
>> done some similar projects.
>>
>> -Kelly
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Daniel Packer <dp at danielpacker.org>
>> wrote:
>> > @Mitch - Hoping to make it this weekend!
>> >
>> > My goal with the ECG is to design a board and do a DIY kit build with
>> > the
>> > toner transfer method, so I could definitely work on getting the kit
>> > displayed at HOPE. Beyond that, I may have time to work on my own
>> > OpenEEG
>> > but I'm not sure. Maybe with help from the lists I'll do alright.
>> >
>> > If anyone has any robotic projects or ideas that would pair well with
>> > ECG
>> > let me know and we can brainstorm. My ideas were either an ECG printout
>> > you
>> > can take home with you, or a robotic oversized arduino controlled plush
>> > heart that beats in sync, and is physiologically accurate (representing
>> > the
>> > linear firing of the heart muscles).
>> >
>> > Might be interesting to work on correlating data from an eeg and ecg for
>> > some entertaining purpose, if such a thing is possible. Temperature,
>> > blood
>> > pressure, and other simple signals could be mixed in for effect. I'm
>> > just
>> > throwing things out there a bit randomly.
>> >
>> > I've signed up for the EEG/cyborg lists and will keep an eye on this
>> > thread
>> > and post thoughts as they come.
>> >
>> > -Daniel (obscurite on #hacdc on freenode)
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi Daniel,
>> >>
>> >> Having the ECG project at The Next HOPE will be cool.  I think people
>> >> there will like it.  I think that if we had ECG with a few other human
>> >> interfaces (North Paw, OpenEEG, etc.) it would be way fun and popular
>> >> at the
>> >> conference.  We need people to pipe in, and to make this happen!  If we
>> >> had
>> >> a way(s) to control a robot by changing our body that would be awesome!
>> >>
>> >> ECG is probably an easier way to start out than EEG.  But the OpenEEG
>> >> project makes the hardware easy (and pretty inexpensive, too).
>> >> Electrodes
>> >> seem to be the most challenging, but some people, such as Andreas,
>> >> who's
>> >> been hanging out at Noisebridge doing way cool EEG stuff, have it
>> >> down!  So,
>> >> please feel free to comment and/or ask questions on the Noisebridge EEG
>> >> list.
>> >>
>> >> Please do come to the workshop at Baltimore-Node.  They seem like a
>> >> really
>> >> good group of people.  Following my workshop on Saturday they are
>> >> having a
>> >> 6-month anniversary open house.
>> >>
>> >> Cheers,
>> >> Mitch.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ________________________________
>> >> Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 01:12:27 -0500
>> >> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] The Next HOPE
>> >> From: dp at danielpacker.org
>> >> To: maltman23 at hotmail.com
>> >> CC: noisebridge at saizai.com; noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net;
>> >> eeg at lists.noisebridge.net; cyborg at lists.noisebridge.net
>> >>
>> >> Hey Mitch,
>> >>
>> >> I've never been to the baltimore node and I hear you're supposed to be
>> >> there this weekend. Maybe I'll make a trip up!
>> >>
>> >> I'm working on a low cost version of an ECG amp front that can be
>> >> assembled as a kit. Once that's working I'll refine it with an
>> >> instrumentation amp and add more electrodes. Then I have to work on ADC
>> >> and
>> >> signals processing. I have a Xilinx Spartan-3E board with some onboard
>> >> ADC
>> >> hardware that might work well as a processing host with the picoblaze
>> >> soft
>> >> processor loaded up. Still ironing out the kinks in getting my computer
>> >> to
>> >> talk to the board though ;) I'm also interested in what cheap
>> >> microcontrollers might be able to handle.
>> >>
>> >> EEG seems considerably more ambitious than ECG, but I'd like to move
>> >> onto
>> >> EEG once I get the hang of ECG for sure.
>> >>
>> >> I'm open to working on any kind of human machine interface project, but
>> >> this is what I'm focusing on right now as an entry point into bio
>> >> signals.
>> >> I'd be interested in biofeedback related stuff, driving robots or other
>> >> systems with the heart signal, etc.
>> >>
>> >> -Daniel
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> (Thanks for passing that to the list again, Sai.)
>> >>
>> >> Hi Daniel,
>> >>
>> >> The ECG would be a way fun project to show off!  I'm also copying the
>> >> EEG
>> >> and Cyborg lists here, since there's probably projects that could all
>> >> fit nicely together.  North Paw would certainly be one.  Any other
>> >> Cyborg
>> >> projects that would be cool to show off at The Next HOPE?
>> >>
>> >> Can we get a cool EEG project together for The Next HOPE?  Any ideas?
>> >>
>> >> Cheers,
>> >> Mitch.
>> >>
>> >> p.s.  I almost made it to DC this trip out East, but couldn't quite fit
>> >> it
>> >> in.  Nick said you are kicking ass in DC, Daniel.  Yay!
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> -----------------------
>> >> > Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 14:59:55 -0800
>> >> > Subject: Fwd: [Noisebridge-discuss] The Next HOPE
>> >> > From: noisebridge at saizai.com
>> >> > To: maltman23 at hotmail.com
>> >> > CC: dp at danielpacker.org
>> >> >
>> >> > Missent.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> >> > From: Daniel Packer <dp at danielpacker.org>
>> >> > Date: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 3:12 PM
>> >> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] The Next HOPE
>> >> > To: Sai Emrys <noisebridge at saizai.com>
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > Awesome, can't wait.
>> >> >
>> >> > I'm be down for helping organize, and likely so would several other
>> >> > folks here at HacDC. Not just because it falls on my birthday,
>> >> > either.
>> >> >
>> >> > Since I'm NB alum, maybe we could share a project. I'm building very
>> >> > basic ECG equipment at the moment, and hope to use microcontrollers
>> >> > and FPGAs (I have the boards) to do real time processing on these and
>> >> > other signals. July is enough time for me to work up to a much nicer
>> >> > ECG design and do some software, especially with help. We could set
>> >> > up
>> >> > a booth where people can come in and get hooked up and maybe have an
>> >> > artificial heart pump to their real heartbeat or something fun that
>> >> > makes it more than just a science project. Might dovetail nicely with
>> >> > wearable/cyborg stuff.
>> >> >
>> >> > Anyway, congrats and good luck guys!
>> >> >
>> >> > -Daniel (obscurite on #hacdc on freenode)
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Sai Emrys <noisebridge at saizai.com>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Definitely show off the Northpaw.
>> >> > >
>> >>
>> >
>> >
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