Goleta, CA (Jan. 26, 2010) – BIOPAC Systems, Inc. has released a new haptic (tactile) stimulator that incorporates an electromagnetically actuated plunger which can be used to mechanically stimulate a 1.5 mm diameter area of skin surface. The TSD190 is ergonomically designed to strap onto a variety of body locations and both plunger force and travel can be infinitely adjusted between zero and a specified maximum value. Applications include somatosensory and other types of tactile sensory tests, such as an averaging-type sensory nerve test to determine the speed of propagation and activation threshold of somatosensory nerves.
The TSD190 connects directly to the BIOPAC STM100C stimulation module. Plunger activation force, width of stimulus pulse, and pulse repetition rate are established via the AcqKnowledge Set up Stimulator window. The TSD190 will respond to any kind of applied waveform, such as square, triangle, sinusoidal or arbitrary.
Smart Center Stand-alone, Portable Wireless Physiology Systems Smart Center Essentials entry-level system includes a Smart Center Device (BN-SMART with USB power cable), 2 or 3 Transmitters (BN-xxx-T with chargers); AcqKnowledge for Smart Center, and a case. Smart Center Enhanced adds a Logger (BN-LOGGER) and Basic Scripting License (ACK100W-BAS) to the Smart Center Device (BN-SMART with powercable), 3 […]
BIOPAC provides software and hardware that allows research teams to conduct studies in virtual reality. Here are a few notable studies using both virtual reality systems and BIOPAC equipment researching to see how virtual reality could impact emotions, health, and medicine. Feelings on 2D vs. 3D Previous studies have suggested that virtual reality (VR) can […]
BIOPAC’s comprehensive Introductory ECG Guide addresses fundamental to advanced concerns to optimize electrocardiography data recording and analysis. Topics include: ECG Complex; Electrical and Mechanical Sequence of a Heartbeat; Systole and Diastole; Configurations for Lead I, Lead II, Lead III, 6-lead ECG, 12-lead ECG, precordial leads; Ventricular Late Potentials (VLPs); ECG Measurement Tools; Automated Analysis Routines for extracting, […]