Thursday, March 28, 2013

NeuroGaming Conference For Cognitive Serious Gaming Platforms

Engaging the minds of players in new and exciting ways


Via: SharpBrains – Upcoming NeuroGaming 2013 Conference and Expo in San Francisco

Alvaro Fernandez, owner at SharpBrains (please find also Serious Games & SharpBrains Creating Global Awareness For Brain Fitness) brings to our attention that early-bird reg­is­tra­tion to the first ever Neu­roGam­ing Con­fer­ence expires on April 1st, 2013. 

Alvaro Fernandez will be run­ning the ses­sion Think, Think, Think: Cog­ni­tive Gam­ing Plat­forms, on May 1st. This panel will dis­cuss how break­through tech­nolo­gies such as tran­scra­nial direct cur­rent stim­u­la­tion, ultra­sonic brain stim­u­la­tion, eye track­ing and brain sim­u­la­tion are being used to boost players’ cog­ni­tive per­for­mance.

The NeuroGaming 2013 Conference and Expo, to be held in San Francisco, May 1-2, 2013, at the Yetizen Game Innovation Lab, 540 Howard Street, is dedicated to a new and rapidly growing segment of the game industry that shall engage the minds of players in fundamentally new and exciting ways.

The conference aspiration is to become the event where mind and body meet gameplay.

Neurogame developers are using the latest emotional, cognitive, sensory and behavioral technologies to create radically compelling experiences to engage and entertain gamers worldwide.


The NeuroGaming 2013 Conference will bring together players from across the emerging neurogaming industry and beyond to share insights and visions. Attendees shall experience brain-controlled and cognitive enhancing devices that send mild electrical pulses to their brain to improve concentration during game play.

At NeuroGaming 2013 you'll...

· Find out how neurogaming technologies are creating new growth opportunities
· See what venture and strategic investors are looking to fund in the space
· Hear from industry thought leaders and start up veterans on what's next
· Learn how neurogaming will impact all facets of the gaming industry
· Discover new partnering and revenue making opportunities 
· Try out the latest neurogaming technologies for yourself

Organizers believe that neurogaming is a disruptive force that shall transform nearly every facet of the gaming industry, creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs and companies on the cutting edge to take leadership roles. 

Conference Organizers

· Zack Lynch - Founder NeuroInsights, Neurotech Industry Organization, Author of The Neuro Revolution
· Japheth Dillman - Chief Creative Officer, Yetizen Gaming Innovation Center
· Jake Dunagan - Research Director, Technology Horizons Program, Institute For The Future

Zack Lynch says we are at the dawn of the neurogaming age. The conference offers an unprecedented glimpse into the future of games, combining emotional, cognitive, sensory and behavioral technologies to create radically new experiences for gamers.

Here are the Main Topics on the NeuroGaming 2013 Conference Agenda:

· The Next Interface – Sensory Gaming Platforms
· Feeling Human – Emotional Gaming Platforms
· Think, Think, Think: Cognitive Gaming Platforms
· Investing in NeuroGaming
· Engaging Mind and Body: Deep Engagement 201
· Immersive Experiences: Augmented and Virtual Reality
· Sounds and Scents – Expanding the Limits of Game Experiences
· NeuroGaming Brain Health: Therapeutic NeuroGaming
· Future of Game Design: Multi-Sensory Experiences
· Getting to Know You: Behavioral Gaming Platforms

About NeuroGaming
Source: VentureBeat

Neurogaming integrates a broad array of inputs, including player heart rate, brain waves, pupil dilation, hand and body gestures, and changing emotional state to drive rich game play.  Neurogame developers use increasingly sophisticated sensory, emotional, cognitive and behavioral technologies to create deeply adaptive and radically compelling gaming experiences.  There is real science and the best technology ever produced behind these new capabilities to tie one’s nervous system directly into games.

Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/01/17/let-the-neurogames-begin/#kW1P7tT7V1qHDlV7.99