Neurological disorders, ranging from epilepsy, autism, dementias, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases affect 1B people worldwide. Currently, Europe has the greatest percentage of population aged 65 or over (25%) and these numbers will grow by 3% per year as the population ages increasing the number of people affected by brain disorders. Many of them can be prevented and treated using brain monitoring systems that play a crucial role in the diagnosis of these diseases. Current monitoring technologies are not portable presenting uncomfortable and poor measurement accuracy, no real-time extraction of brain parameters and dynamics and can be expensive.
The NS System is a forehead-wearable real-time and continuous brain monitoring system with a dedicated software component that interprets brain signals producing biomarkers for level of anesthesia, cognitive load, epilepsy and disorders of consciousness. Doctors and caregivers have direct access to the recorded biomarkers through a customized cloud application and they can modify the therapy if needed, based on the data. Moreover, the NS system can provide this effective brain monitoring at an extremely affordable price for the patients.