Headphones scan brainwaves to match music to your mood

An article I wrote for Electronic Products.

To create the perfect soundtrack, Mico headphones use a brainwave sensor to detect the wearer’s emotions

Before that song even has a chance, you hit the “next” button on Pandora, even if you previously gave it a thumbs-up. Then, most likely, you continue to do so until you’re at your limit. The new Mico headphones from Neurowear turn things up a notch. By scanning your brain, these headphones can select a song based on how you’re feeling.

Mico Headphones

Image via gizmag.com.

Protruding from the front of these bulky headphones is an EEG (electroencephalograph) sensor, which allows the headphones to analyze the wearer’s brain patterns and determine their mood. Once the wearer’s state of mind is detected, their mood is matched with a suitable song. Read More