Mobile / wireless EEG applications and MoBI (Mobile Brain/Body Imaging) have become increasingly popular over the past few years. More and more scientists wish to push the boundaries of their EEG research and get answers to questions like: What does the brain do when the subject is moving (e.g. during a skydive or when running or cycling)?
In other words “recording EEG under more exceptional and unusual conditions” is on the rise. Unusual conditions again, simply means that the traditional approach of conducting EEG experiments in a lab or shielded cabin or making sure that the subject moves as little as possible during the recording, are abandoned.
Due to the continuous enhancement and refinement of EEG equipment previous limitations of recording EEG are overcome. Comfortable, closely fitting and robust electrode caps that can be prepared quickly as well as light and small, wirelss but still rugged amplifiers are opening up new fields to perform EEG experiments (e.g. outdoors).