During my work, I was involved in the development of softwares and/or librairies dedicated to Brain-Computer Interface research and applications.
So far, our objective was to make these developments available to the community, by distributing these softwares under free and open-source licences.
OpenViBE: An Open-Source Software Platform to Easily Design, Test and Use Brain-Computer Interfaces
OpenViBE is a free and open-source software platform for the acquisition, processing, classification and display of brain signals (e.g., EEG, MEG, ECoG, ...). The platform consist in a set of software modules that can be integrated easily and efficiently, in order to design real-time applications for neuroscience including Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) and neurofeedback.
It is made to be easy, in the sense that by using OpenViBE, it becomes possible to rapidly create a BCI without writing a single line of code.
Indeed, OpenViBE enables users to design a BCI by using only graphical programming, simply by adding and assembling together boxes, each box corresponding to a given processing module (see pictures below)
Fig. 1: Graphical design of a BCI or neurofeedback system using OpenViBEOpenViBE already proposes various features and processing modules in order to design a BCI, such as:
Fig. 2: Some modules for real-time visualization of brain activity in OpenViBE
For more details and to download (for free) the OpenViBE platform, you may go there: http://openvibe.inria.fr/
BLiFF++: A BCI Library For Free in C++
BLiFF++ is a C++ library which aims at providing classes that could be used to quickly design, test and assess (mainly off line) Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI). It is a free and open-source library.
The C++ classes provided by BLiFF++ for processing and analyzing brain signals and data include:
To download the BLiFF++ library (for free), you may go there: http://gforge.inria.fr/projects/bliff/
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