ESPN Sport Science video: BJ Penn with fNIR

Sport Science brings in former UFC Lightweight champion B.J. Penn to demonstrate the impact of the rear-naked choke on host John Brenkus and uses the fNIR System from BIOPAC to measure oxygen supply to the frontal cortex during the exercise; EEG and heart rate were also recorded. John’s heart rate drops from 124 to 80, respiration […]

UCSB MAT Presentation at BIOPAC June 7

A team of UCSB Media Arts and Technology (MAT) graduate students will present their end of year project at BIOPAC on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 12:15 PM. The project, which examines principles associated with traditional Chinese medicine, involved the extensive use of BIOPAC equipment and software. The students employed the Network Data Transfer facility offered with the […]

BIOPAC generates over 120,000 kWh

BIOPAC Systems, Inc. has “gone green” on several fronts to reduce its environmental footprint. Solar tiles on roof reduce energy use from the grid by more than 45% and have generated 122,916 kWh, saving 214,416 CO2 units (as of May 2010) Motion sensor lights and energy efficient bulbs Computer-controlled central air conditioning system Flexible work day reduces […]

Trauma-related ICP report on MPMS100A

The US national Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Springs, MD has published a report describing a method and setup for investigating the effects of blast waves (explosions) on the brain and central nervous system. The report compares the MPMS100A Micro Pressure System (Samba*) with high-sampling PCB sensors and justifies the use of the MPMS100A […]

Research System Training in Geneva, June 4

A BIOPAC Research Seminar will take place in Geneva on Friday, June 4th from 9 am to 5 pm. The seminar will be hosted by: Swiss Center for Affective Sciences University of Geneva – CISA 7, rue des Battoirs CH 1205 Geneva The purpose of the seminar is to provide training for both data acquisition […]

Biopac Science Lab free 14-day in class trials

Advance the Potential of Your Students Hands-on physiology lessons teach science fundamentals Explore the inner workings of the human body with a new, inexpensive physiology monitor called the Biopac Science Lab  system—specially designed for secondary education. Biopac Science Lab allows students to display, record, and analyze their own heart signals (ECG), brain waves (EEG), muscle […]

NEW Tactile Stimulus Transducer released

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 […]

Ultra-thin optical pressure transducers reviewed

Ultra-thin optical fiber pressure transducers available from BIOPAC were evaluated excellent for measuring urethral pressure simultaneously with urinary flow rate and bladder pressure recordings in laboratory rodents. Urethral pressure recording is a valuable tool for obtaining information of the mechanisms in female rat micturition. For urethral pressure recording, the MPMS100A-2 System with TSD170 series micro […]

Research System Seminar set for Feb. 5, 2010

Attend a Training Seminar to see what you've been missing…   Hands-on, in-depth training for BIOPAC Research Systems   Targeted training will help you unlock the power potential of BIOPAC hardware and software features. Get the most out of your investment in our system by investing just one day for a comprehensive training seminar covering […]

BIOPAC and Windows 7 compatibility confirmed

BIOPAC has completed testing to confirm that current release software and hardware (drivers) are compatible with Windows 7 (OS released 22 October 2009). Testing was completed for AcqKnowledge, AcqKnowledge for BioHarness, Biopac Student Lab & BSL PRO, and Biopac Science Lab software, as well as BIOPAC hardware drivers and the hardware API. Contact support@biopac.com for […]