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 […]

MRI Gradient Artifact Removal for ECG and EMG

New Methodology Removes Artifact      fMRI, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging BIOPAC announces a new method to remove gradient artifact from physiological data recorded inside a functional MRI. The new technique allows researchers to record ECG, heart rate and R-R interval data from a subject while the MRI is taking images. The same technique also significantly improves […]

Programmable Stimulator for E-Prime

BIOPAC announces a Programmable Stimulation System for E-Prime to control stimulus frequency and stimulus intensity for real-time stimulus delivery changes based on a subject's responses. The system includes a Constant Current and Constant Voltage Linear Isolated Stimulator (STMISOL), USB 4-ch D/A Unit, software utility for communication between E-Prime and the stimulator, a sample E-Prime experiment with the necessary interface […]

BIOPAC used to track ad response

BIOPAC hardware and software is used by Disney's media lab to monitor web surfers and track advertising effectiveness. Read Lab Watches Web Surfers to See Which Ads WorkBy BROOKS BARNES in The New York Times (Publisher: The New York Times; Date: Jul 27, 2009) BIOPAC equipment used in the lab to monitor participants as they […]

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 […]

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 on CNN

Reading Voters' Minds—a CNN story originally aired February 4, 2008—shows BIOPAC equipment used to record facial EMG and EDA (GSR) as indicators of what eight undecided California voters like and dislike as they watch candidates debate. Data recorded with an MP150 System/TEL100C and AcqKnowledge® software is used to compare how voters said they felt about […]

Vista Drivers for MP3X Available Online

Microsoft-certified driver updates are now available online for the MP36, MP35 and USB1W running on Windows XP and Windows Vista. See Support > Downloads for driver options. AcqKnowledge and Biopac Student lab software CDs include the updated drivers. Note The drivers are also available on the Microsoft Update site. Go to “catalog.update.microsoft.com” and type the […]

Virtual Reality/Immersive Platform Introduced

The recently released BIOPAC virtual reality platform provides controlled and replicable experimental setups and allows manipulation of the environment (and avatars) that would be impossible or prohibitively expensive in the real world. Synchronization of events from the virtual world with physiological data from an MP System allow accurate and automated data analysis. The virtual reality […]

AcqKnowledge Software in Your Native Language

AcqKnowledge 3.8.2 software is now available in the following languages in addition to English: Chinese Traditional Chinese Simplified French Italian Japanese Spanish Included with each MP System, AcqKnowledge software is an interactive, intuitive waveform analysis program that lets you instantly view, measure, analyze, and transform data. Perform complex data acquisition, stimulation, triggering and analyses using […]