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Developing Next-generation Brain Sensing Technologies - A Review



Jacob T. Robinson, Eric Pohlmeyer, Malte C. Gather, Caleb Kemere, John Kitching, George G. Malliaras, Adam Marblestone, Kenneth L. Shepard, Thomas Stieglitz, Chong Xie


Advances in sensing technology raise the possibility of creating neural interfaces that can more effectively restore or repair neural function and reveal fundamental properties of neural information processing. To realize the potential of these bioelectronic devices it will be necessary to focus engineering efforts to understand the capabilities of emerging technologies and identify the best strategies to translate these technologies into products and therapies that will improve the lives of patients with neurological and other disorders. Here we discuss emerging technologies for sensing brain activity, anticipated challenges for translation, and perspectives for how to best advance these technologies for use in brain research and clinical settings.
IEEE Sensors Journal


Nerual engineering, Sensors


Robinson, J. , Pohlmeyer, E. , Gather, M. , Kemere, C. , Kitching, J. , Malliaras, G. , Marblestone, A. , Shepard, K. , Stieglitz, T. and Xie, C. (2019), Developing Next-generation Brain Sensing Technologies - A Review, IEEE Sensors Journal, [online], (Accessed May 20, 2024)


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Created July 21, 2019, Updated October 12, 2021