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Python scripts to interface with the Neurosky Mindwave _Mobile_! EEG Headset
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FORK: This works also for NeuroSky MindBand device

FORK: This is just a small change of the original at for the Mindwave Mobile. The change is using Bluetooth to communicate directly with the mindwave mobile headset instead of using a serial port like for the Mindwave.

This is a set of simple scripts that interface with the Neurosky Mindwave.

The Mindwave is a kind of Headset that can record EEG brain waves.

These scripts have been tested under Linux(Ubuntu), so there might be some adaptation
to do for other platforms. The USB device is hardcoded but is trivial to change in

You need to install pygame, pyserial, numpy and scipy. You might not have the neccessary
permissions to open the serial connection. If that is the case, please drop me a note what you
did to make it work. For example it might be enough to add your user account to the group

But, for what might you use an EEG?

* Neurofeedback training
	* Better concentration
	* Help treat Depression and ADHD
	* Potentially other protocols
* Help with meditation and measure progress and endurance
* Use Brainwaves to control games

Please message me, if you have suggestions for improvements/bugs etc. or if
you are interested to develop more features/games for the Mindwave.

If you want to use the Mindwave with some kind of physical computing platform (arduino, BeagleBoard,
BeagleBone, Rasperry Pi), the manufacturer recommends that you solder some wires into the headset for
direct communication. That means that you risk completely ruining the device and having to attach the Arduino
(or similar) to the headset itself. Instead it's probably cheaper and easier to use the USB Host capabilities
of an Arduino shield or the native USB Ports of the other platform for the dongle, retaining full
functionality and "wirelessness".
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