Anthony Saad (foreground) tests the Muse headband for ITBusiness.ca.

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How Canadian startups have made crowdfunding work

The face of startup fundraising is changing. Not so long about, it used to be that startup companies had to win venture capital before testing the market, raising money based on the proposition

Published on: November 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Brain-sensing headband rides crowdfunding wave to success

The Toronto-based company that wants to make thought-controlled computing a consumer product is one step closer to making that a reality.With 12 days left in its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com, Interaxon Inc. has

Published on: November 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup’s crowdfunding campaign promises thought-controlled beer tap

A Toronto-based startup seeking crowdfunding to launch its next product is offering those who hand over enough cash a way to telepathically communicate with their iPhones and pour themselves a beer.Interaxon Inc. specializes

Published on: November 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Starting Point: Hot events May 23 to 25

With the flurry of startup activity taking place across Canada lately, it can be hard to keep up with all the events. In our new video series, Starting Point, staff writer Christine Wong

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong

Toronto’s Interaxon lands first VC deal for thought-controlled IT gear

Toronto startup Interaxon has landed its first venture capital infusion just months before it will launch its thought-controlled computing headset on the consumer market. No official announcement has been made regarding the funding,

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong

Unzipping the privacy concerns around wearable technologies

Privacy and user control are emerging as key concerns in wearable technology as innovations in computing are increasingly interwoven into what we wear, two Toronto experts say.Just as privacy is an issue with

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Thought-controlled computing brightens buildings

“I think therefore I am,” (Cogito ergo sum) asserted 17th century French philosopher René Descartes. Today, 400 years on, the power of thoughts to alter physical reality is being demonstrated in new and

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Sneak Peek: Thought Controlled Computing with InteraXon

When I was first introduced to InteraXon, a device was placed on my head and I was told that if I focused my thoughts, I'd be able to control the images I was looking

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Krista Napier

Thought-controlled computing no longer Star Trek fiction

When Trevor Coleman's friend threw a Star Trek convention, he could have slapped on some pointy-ears for a costume and attended like most fans. Instead he contributed a brainwave-controlled video game straight out

Published on: May 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson