TransTech 200

The TransTech 200 is the annual list of the key innovators who are driving technology for mental and emotional wellbeing forward. The list is open to both individuals and organizations who are making significant contributions via Transformative Technology research, creation, and/or distribution. It includes a range of honorees, from well-established individuals and organizations who have been active in the space for many years and continue to innovate and push it forward, to those who are in the process of bringing new advancements forward that will change the world in the months and years to come.

Adam Gazzaley

San Francisco CA

Reason Included

Director of the Gazzaley Lab at UCSF, a pioneer in neuro gaming and leading the charge into digital medicine, a new and important frontier.

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Adidas

Portland OR

Website

adidas.com

Reason Included

Leadership in smart wear and connected bio sensory clothing at scale.

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Advanced Brain Monitoring

Carlsbad CA

Website

advancedbrainmonitoring.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in neuro feedback and stimulation for well being and performance.

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Advanced Brain Technologies

Ogden Utah

Website

advancedbrain.com

Reason Included

Innovative neuroscience based music programs for brain training.

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Affectiva

Waltham MA

Website

affectiva.com

Reason Included

Emotion recognition through product cameras to digitize human emotion into a database of over 4MM faces. Will allow products to respond to human feelings.

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Alchemytech

Taichung City Taiwan

Website

alchemytech.com.tw

Reason Included

Innovator in neurofeedback for meditation.

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Alvaro Pascual-Leone

Boston MA

Website

tmslab.org

Reason Included

Pioneer in neuro feedback and developing user friendly platforms across real-world applications.

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Angel Sensor

Kirkland WA

Website

angelsensor.com

Reason Included

An open platform for health monitoring including most major vitals: Heart Rate Blood Oxygen, Temperature, Activity, Calories, Steps, Sleep Quality, Acceleration, Orientation, PPG.

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Apple

Cupertino CA

Website

apple.com

Reason Included

Leader in wearable, apps and digital connected health.

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Arnaud Delorme

Santa Rosa CA

Website

ucsd.edu

Reason Included

Preeminent neuro and bio data scientist and tool creator.

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Aroma Therapeutics

Meyreuil France

Website

aromatherapeutics.fr

Reason Included

Smart aromatherapy diffuser.

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Athos

San Francisco CA

Website

liveathos.com

Reason Included

Smartwear that monitors biosignals and distills them into meaningful insights.

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Atmotube

San Francisco CA

Website

atmotube.com

Reason Included

Portable air pollution monitor that measures air pollution and detects a wide range of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and harmful gases.

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Aurora

Brooklyn NY

Website

iwinks.org

Reason Included

Brainwave based sleep monitoring and regulation.

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Aware

San Francisco CA

Website

awarerightnow.com

Reason Included

Connects meditation seekers with mindfulness professionals globally. Working to incorporate technologies such as emotion recognition, voice analysis, and alpha-waves.

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Bellabeat

Croatia Europe

Website

bellabeat.com

Reason Included

A sleep, activity, reproductive health, and breath monitor with beautiful design.

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Berkley Ultrasound

San Francisco CA

Website

berkeleyultrasound.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in trans-cranial ultrasound devices.

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Beyond Verbal

Tel Aviv Israel

Website

beyondverbal.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in analyzing health and emotions from the voice in real time.

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BioBeats

London England

Website

biobeats.com

Reason Included

For using AI and pattern tracking from wearable and other sensors to support well being.

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Biocybernaut

Sedona AZ

Website

biocybernaut.com

Reason Included

Neurofeedback pioneer in training for peak human experiences.

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BIOPAC SYSTEMS Inc.

Goleta CA

Website

biopac.com

Reason Included

World leader in equipment for physiology measurement and interpretation for ambulatory MRI, lab, educational, real world, and virtual environments.

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Body Mind Me Inc.

La Jolla CA

Website

jiyo.com

Reason Included

AI and pattern tracking from wearable and other sensors to support well being.

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Bragi

Bavaria DE

Website

bragi.com

Reason Included

A wireless smart earphone combining music, fitness tracking, and communication.

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BrainBit

New York NY

Website

brainbit.com

Reason Included

Multi sensor consumer friendly EEG headband.

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Brainsgate

Caesarea Israel

Website

brainsgate.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in electrical SPG stimulation.

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Brainstate Tech

Scottsdale Arizona

Website

brainstatetech.com

Reason Included

Innovative neurofeedback and optimization technologies and program.

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Caeden

New York NY

Website

caeden.com

Reason Included

Setting a new standard in functional and attractive wearables.

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Calm

San Francisco CA

Website

calm.com

Reason Included

Leading meditation app.

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Cardiio

San Francisco CA

Website

cardiio.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in mobile and cloud-based software that turns ordinary device cameras into biosensors.

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Centerpoint

Beaverton OR

Website

centerpointe.com

Reason Included

Pioneering holosync aural audio technology for eliminating stress, boosting mental coherence, and creating meditative states.

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Coach.me

San Francisco CA

Website

coach.me

Reason Included

A leading habit changing app is included in their overall product suite.

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Corey Snook

Mount Dora, Fl

Website

braintraining.com

Reason Included

Leading developer and provider of Neuro-Gen HPN, High-Performance Neuro feedback, and in the use of narrow-band infrared (Pho-tonic Stimulator).

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Corina Sas

Lancaster England

Website

lancaster.ac.uk

Reason Included

Pioneering researcher in wearable adaptive neurofeedback based systems for training mindfulness states.

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Cube Sensors

Ljubljana Slovenia

Website

cubesensors.com

Reason Included

Koto Labs is the evolution of CubeSensors, an award-winning hardware Iot startup from central Europe that focuses on smart indoor living.

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Cyrano

Cambridge MA

Website

onotes.com

Reason Included

Leader in connected aromatherapy.

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DARPA Neurotech/ Phillip Alvelda

Arlington VA

Website

darpa.mil

Reason Included

DARPA program leader for neural engineering science and technology to seed the creation of new mind-enabled industries.

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David Eagleman

Stanford CA

Website

neosensory.com

Reason Included

Leading neuroscientist and pioneer in innovative neuro and biofeedback interfaces.

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David Lowenfels

Fairfax CA

Website

Reason Included

David Lowenfels is an inventor and ground breaker in using Pulsed-Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) technology and Heart-Rate Variability biofeedback for wellbeing.

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David Vago

Boston MA

Website

harvard.edu

Reason Included

Leading neuroscientist studying contemplative practices. He is an associate professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Physical Medicine and Rehab at Vanderbilt University, the Research Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, an associate psychologist in the Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory (FNL), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and instructor at Harvard Medical School.

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Deep

Dublin Ireland

Website

exploredeep.com

Reason Included

VR and biofeedback pioneer utilizing gaming to teach yogic breathing for stress release.

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Deepak Chopra

Carlsbad California

Website

deepakchopra.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in meditation, mind/body connection, and digital health delivery. Recent study published in Nature identified key connection between mind and body through bio data.

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Delos

New York NY

Website

delos.com

Reason Included

Developed the 1st health and wellness standard for building and design - like an ISO for well being design.

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DNAFit

London UK

Website

dnafit.com

Reason Included

One of the 1st to deliver DNA results for programmatic outcomes in exercise (endurance and recovery), nutrition (macro and micro nutrient needs) and more.

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Don Estes

Santa Monica California

Website

theportacle.com

Reason Included

Developed pioneering Portacle system that uses music, sound therapy, relaxation, entrainment to create expanded states of mind. Pioneer in light, sound, and vibratory bio-entrainment systems.

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Dorian Peters

Sydney New South Wales

Website

usyd.edu.au

Reason Included

Pioneer in technology design for psychological well being and a leader in the Positive Computing movement.

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Douglas Dailey

San Francisco CA

Website

tagsync.com

Reason Included

Leading developer and practitioner of TAG Sync (theta-alpha-gamma synchrony) neurofeedback system.

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EEG Info

Woodland Hills CA

Website

eeginfo.com

Reason Included

One of the preeminent training systems for EEG training and neurofeedback professional certification.

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Emfit Ltd

Austin TX

Website

emfit.com

Reason Included

The world’s first heart rate variability enabled contact free sleep tracker. It is automatic and installs under a bed mattress.

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EmoBridge Pte Ltd

Singapore

Website

sensmiband.com

Reason Included

One of the 1st GSR wearable designed to help pinpoint daily events leading to destructive stress - allowing users to proactively plan their day around avoiding or planning stress moments.

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Emotient

San Diego CA

Website

emotient.com

Reason Included

Leader in emotion detection and sentiment analysis, part of a neuro marketing wave focused on greater consumer understanding.

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Emotiv

San Francisco CA

Website

emotiv.com

Reason Included

Multisensor consumer friendly EEG headband for advanced brain monitoring and cognitive assessments.

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Empactica

Cambridge MA

Website

empatica.com

Reason Included

A tiny medical-grade 24/7 wearable tracking EDA and Peripheral Temperature plus a 3-Axis accelerometer, and a Gyroscope.

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Empath

Tokyo Japan

Website

webempath.net

Reason Included

An emotion recognition algorithm that detects happiness, anger, joy, sadness, calmness, and vigor. Will unlock the ability for technology to respond to human emotion.

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Erik Peper

San Francisco CA

Website

sfsu.edu

Reason Included

International expert on biofeedback (applied psycho physiology), holistic health, techno stress and stress management.

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Evoke Neuroscience

New York NY

Website

evokeneuroscience.com

Reason Included

Developer of leading system to objectively measure and optimally manage patients with memory loss, cognitive impairment, and other stress-related conditions. Early detection of cognitive impairment leads to early intervention and better possible outcomes.

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Fisher Wallace Stimulator

New York NY

Website

fisherwallace.com

Reason Included

World's 1st FDA approved portable medical device cleared for the treatment of Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression and Chronic Pain.

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Fitbit

San Francisco CA

Website

fitbit.com

Reason Included

Leading consumer wearable causing mass behavior change and driving category adoption.

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Flux

Panama PA

Website

justgetflux.com

Reason Included

Interesting program that adjusts display color according to location and time of day. One of the leaders in developing new tech for circadian rhythm.

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Foc.us

Redwood City CA

Website

foc.us

Reason Included

The world’s first commercial tDCS headset focused initially on increasing working memory for hardcore video gamers and now expanding to athletes.

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Focus At Will

Marina del Rey CA

Website

focusatwill.com

Reason Included

Algorithmically designing music to support concentration and focus.

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Garmin

Olathe KS

Website

garmin.com

Reason Included

World leader in smart watches.

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Ginger.io

San Francisco CA

Website

ginger.io

Reason Included

An innovative digital mental health app that combines live and text support with pattern recognition to provide adaptive support.

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Gino Yu

Hong Kong China

Website

blogspot.in

Reason Included

A global leader and pioneer in consciousness engineering and transformative technology.

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Good Vibrations Company

Rhenen The Netherlands

Website

vibrations.nl

Reason Included

Software to measure emotion and disorders directly from the human voice. More focused on consumer applications to allow users to better manage their own well being.

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Google

Mountain View, CA

Website

Google.com

Reason Included

A multinational and pioneering tech company with active products, research and development across a wide range of technology to enhance wellbeing.

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GoWell Path

New York NY

Website

gowellpath.com

Reason Included

One of the 1st precision nutritional solutions providing personalized products to support optimal wellbeing, including emotional health.

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Guided Meditation VR

Glen Ellyn IL

Website

guidedmeditationvr.com

Reason Included

One of the 1st entrants in VR meditation apps.

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Halo Neuroscience

San Francisco CA

Website

haloneuro.com

Reason Included

Professional and consumer Tcds. For expanding the audience beyond hobbyists and military.

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Happify

New York NY

Website

happify.com

Reason Included

Platform for positive psychology to enable mental and emotional well being.

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Headspace

Los Angeles CA

Website

headspace.com

Reason Included

Leading meditation app.

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HeartMath Inc

Boulder Creek CA

Website

heartmath.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in HRV and mind connection and training.

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Hexoskin

Montréal QC

Website

hexoskin.com

Reason Included

Leader in smartwear for physical training, sleep tracking and general health monitoring. Sensors include: Heart Rate, HRV, Heart Rate Recovery, and ECG, Breathing Rate (RPM), Minute Ventilation (L/min), Activity intensity, peak acceleration, steps, cadence and sleep positions.

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Human Longevity, Inc.

San Diego CA

Website

healthnucleus.com

Reason Included

World leader in genomics and cell therapy to extend the healthy, high performance human lifespan.

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HumanCharger

Oulu Finland

Website

humancharger.com

Reason Included

UV-free, blue-enriched white light replacement for sunshine to boost energy levels, mood and address jet-lag.

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iAwake

Teasdale UT

Website

iawaketechnologies.com

Reason Included

Sophisticated, research-driven brainwave (BWE) and bio field entrainment technologies.

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Insight Meditation Timer

San Francisco CA

Website

insighttimer.com

Reason Included

Leading meditation app.

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Institute for the Awakened Mind

Bath PA

Website

institutefortheawakenedmind.com

Reason Included

The international consortium of Awakened Mind trainers using EEG-monitored meditation to train peak performance in individual and corporate clients. Mind Mirror 6 innovations by IAM founder Judith Pennington.

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Interaxon Inc

Toronto Ontario

Website

choosemuse.com

Reason Included

Multi sensor consumer friendly EEG headband for meditation.

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Ivy Ross

San Francisco CA

Website

google.com

Reason Included

Ivy Ross, VP Google and Head of Project Aura is a leader in TransTech since early days at Mattel.

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Jawbone

San Francisco CA

Website

jawbone.com

Reason Included

Leading consumer wearable causing mass behavior change and driving category adoption.

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Jay Gunkelman

San Ramon CA

Website

brainsinternational.com

Reason Included

Leading international expert on neuro and bio signals.

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Jay Sanguinetti

Albuquerque New Mexico

Website

google.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in using non-invasive brain stimulation methods for wellbeing and studying meditation.

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Jeanette Lorme

Boston MA

Website

harvard.edu

Reason Included

Leading thinker on tracking the digital genome of every human being. Consists of a study portal, smartphone app, back end database and data modeling and analysis tools for biomedical research.

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Jeffrey Thompson

Carlsbad CA

Website

scientificsounds.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in biophysical entrainment.

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Jeremy Bailenson

Stanford CA

Website

stanford.edu

Reason Included

VR Pioneer Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, and leader in VR enabled empathy.

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JINS Meme

Iidabashi Chiyoda

Website

meme.com

Reason Included

1st glasses with three-point electrooculography sensors located on the nose pads capture changes in human blinks and eye movements to determine condition including level of concentration, fatigue or composure. The six-axis sensors in the eyewear work to accurately detect even the slightest changes in body axis.

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Joel F. Lubar

Chicago Illinois

Website

eegfeedback.org

Reason Included

World leading scientist studying neurofeedback and biofeedback.

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Jon Cowan

Goshen KY

Website

peakachievement.com

Reason Included

Distinguished neurofeedback pioneer specializing in wellbeing.

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Jud Brewer

Worcester MA

Website

umassmed.edu

Reason Included

Leading researcher of mindfulness programs for addictions, including both in-person and app-based treatments. Pioneering neuroscientist in the study of extraordinary forms of wellbeing with fMRI, rt-fMRI, and EEG neurofeedback.

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Kairos

San Francisco CA

Website

kairoswatches.com

Reason Included

Unique smartwatch band with.9-axis gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, microphone, optical heart rate sensor, activity and sleep tracking.

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Kokoon Technology

London England

Website

Kokoon.io

Reason Included

Intriguing sleep sensing headphones that help monitor and manage sleep cycle through sound.

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LENS

Sebastopol CA

Website

ochslabs.com

Reason Included

Pioneering developer of the LENS neurofeedback system (Low Energy Neurofeedback System).

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Lief

San Francisco CA

Website

getlief.com

Reason Included

Discreet wearable patch relieves stress through real-time guided breathing and personalized biofeedback exercises.

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Linda Stone

Bellevue WA

Website

lindastone.net

Reason Included

A leading writer, speaker and consultant focused on trends, Innovation, and the physiology of our evolving relationship with technology. Best known for the key essential self framework.

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Looxid Labs

Seoul South Korea

Website

looxidlabs.com

Reason Included

The world's first wearable eye-brain interface platform allowing human interface with devices by simply looking and thinking. Sensors track eye movement, brain waves, and head position.

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Mel Slater

London England

Website

melslater.me

Reason Included

Researcher/Innovator focused directly on the use of VR to transform the self. ICREA Research Professor at the University of Barcelona, Spain

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Melomind

Paris France

Website

melomind.com

Reason Included

Multi sensor consumer friendly EEG headband for relaxation.

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Mensia Technologies

Chantepie France

Website

mensiatech.com

Reason Included

Developer of non-invasive medical devices for the safe care of major neurological and cognitive conditions, leveraging the power of neuromodulation and neurofeedback. Mensia KidsTM, is a home-based device for the treatment of pediatric ADHD. Next products include chronic pain management, mild cognitive impairment and depression.

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Micro-Pulse

Columbia City IN

Website

pulse.com

Reason Included

The OEM, technology originator and IP custodian for all ICES® DigiCeutical® technology and many of the ICES/PEMF systems used in government and private research laboratories, in industrial facilities, and compact ICES/PEMF systems sold to consumers under many different brand names.

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Microsoft/Hololens

Albuquerque New Mexico

Website

microsoft.com

Reason Included

Microsoft AR platform.

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Mikey Siegel

San Francisco CA

Website

mikeysiegel.com

Reason Included

Engineer working on devices and systems to create interpersonal connection and flow. Founder of Consciousness Hacking community.

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Mind Fitness Lab, Inc.

Santa Monica CA

Website

mindfitnesslab.com

Reason Included

Innovative VR based therapeutic program.

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Mindalive

Alberta Canada

Website

mindalive.com

Reason Included

Designs and manufactures equipment for improving brain performance, including Audio-Visual Entrainment (AVE),
Cranio-Electro Stimulation (CES), Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and Micro-current Electro therapy (MET) devices.

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Mindfield

Gronau Germany

Website

mindfield.de

Reason Included

Leading developer of innovative products for neurofeedback, biofeedback and audio-visual stimulation, including the E Sense a leading product in GSR.

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Mindfulness Everywhere

Glasgow Scotland

Website

mindfulnesseverywhere.io

Reason Included

Leading creative studio combining meditation, technology & design. Best known for Buddhify.

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Mindo

Hsinchu Taiwan

Website

mindo.com.tw

Reason Included

Novel multi-channel EEG device that allows users to control game's, monitor sleeping stages, and improve concentration.

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Mindplace

Eastsound WA

Website

mindplace.com

Reason Included

Pioneering developer of microprocessor-controlled light and sound systems biofeedback, and GSR tools, for meditative calm and management of stress.

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Mindset

St. Louis MO

Website

app.com

Reason Included

Interesting app combining CBT, mindfulness, meditation and positive psychology -- option to add HRV.

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Mindspa

San Rafael CA

Website

avstim.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in light and sound entertainment.

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Mio Global

Vancouver BC

Website

mioglobal.com

Reason Included

Industry leader in heart rate fitness technology and developer of the PAI score. PAI score is calculated using heart rate, age, gender and more. A big step towards programmatic wearables.

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Misfit

Burlingame, CA

Website

misfit.com

Reason Included

Leading consumer wearable causing mass behavior change and driving category adoption, now expanding into smart homes.

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Mitch Altman

San Francisco CA

Website

cornfieldelectronics.com

Reason Included

Legendary hacker, inventor, and educator with an interest in TransTech. Creator of the NeuroDreamer.

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Mohamad Tarifi

San Francisco CA

Website

cise.ufl.edu

Reason Included

Leading thinker on spiritual AI and the Theory and Application of Intelligence Google.

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MOTI, Inc.

San Francisco CA

Website

moti.io

Reason Included

Smart object to support behavior change - uses affirmation versus cessation.

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Narbis

New York NY

Website

narbis.com

Reason Included

1st glasses to train brain performance via EEG and visual entertainment.

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Neeuro

Crescent Singapore

Website

neeuro.com

Reason Included

Multi sensor consumer friendly EEG headband combined with cognition games.

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Nervana

Lake Worth FL

Website

experiencenervana.com

Reason Included

1st non-invasive, consumer Vagus nerve stimulator that synchronizes with music.

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Neuroelectrics

Cambridge Massachusetts

Website

neuroelectrics.com

Reason Included

Creator of diagnostic and treatment telemedicine combining multi channel trans cranial current stimulation with EEG.

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Neurofield

Bishop CA

Website

neurofield.org

Reason Included

Leading hardware and system provider for low intensity (pEMF) stimulation, (tDCS/tACS), heart rate variability (HRV) and (EEG) all in one customizable biofeedback system.

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Neuromore Inc.

Miami Beach FL

Website

neuromore.com

Reason Included

Leading development platform for interactive apps which combine real-time biodata and machine intelligence to create stunning audio-visual feedback.

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NeuroOn

San Francisco CA

Website

neuroon.com

Reason Included

Sleep monitor and manager measuring EEG, EOG, Pulse, Motion and Temperature with four LED lights that give signals to the user. Lucid dreaming add on.

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NeuroSky Inc.

San Jose CA

Website

neurosky.com

Reason Included

Multi sensor consumer friendly EEG and ECG biosensor headband for mobile and wearable. Sensors include: EEG + EOG Sensors, Pulse Oximeter, 3 - axis Accelerometer, Temperature sensors.

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Neurovigil

Silicon Valley & La Jolla CA

Website

neurovigil.com

Reason Included

Leader in EEG signal analysis, maker of the world's smallest non-invasive wireless brain wave monitor.

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Nightly

San Francisco CA

Website

getnightly.co

Reason Included

Interesting work in nightmare prevention by using app-based sound and visual stimuli, with 85%+ effectiveness rate. Also exploring ways to provide therapy in sleep, using similar methodology.

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NuCalm

Wilmington DE

Website

nucalm.com

Reason Included

1st patented system for balancing and maintaining the autonomic nervous system health. Uses 4 modalities: Proprietary dietary supplements containing neurotransmitters that counteracts adrenaline, CES (FDA-cleared Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation) - research shows this helps facilitate a relaxation response, Proprietary neuro acoustic software to initiate changes in brain wave frequencies, and a Light-blocking eye mask to alert the central nervous system that it's safe to relax.

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NutraHacker, LLC

Long Island City NY

Website

nutrahacker.com

Reason Included

1st personalized list of supplements based on genetics.

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Nutrino

Tel Aviv Israel

Website

nutrino.co

Reason Included

1st personalized food recommendation engine tied to goals, preferences, and wearable including glucose monitoring to develop your perfect diet.

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Open Focus

Princeton NJ

Website

openfocus.com

Reason Included

Leading provider of neurofeedback and Open Focus training for practitioners to treat stress-related disorders, and mental well-being.

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OpenBCI, Inc

Brooklyn NY

Website

openbci.com

Reason Included

Leading open source community platform for interfacing the brain and body to promote the open innovation of human-computer interfaces technologies.

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Orginstech

Dongcheng District Beijing

Website

originstech.com

Reason Included

Environmental monitors.

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Oura

San Francisco CA

Website

ouraring.com

Reason Included

A beautiful ring that measures PPG (Blood Pulse Volume) measured from the arteries on the palm side of the finger with infrared LEDs.), Motion: A 3D accelerometer for day/night monitoring, and temperature.

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Pacifica

San Francisco CA

Website

thinkpacifica.com

Reason Included

App delivered CBT, mood and meditation tracking.

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Paul J. Mills

La Jolla CA

Website

ucsd.edu

Reason Included

Leading NIH-supported clinical investigator with expertise in psycho-neuroimmune processes in wellness and a focus on integrative medicine and meditation.

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PAVLOK

Chesterbrook PA

Website

pavlok.com

Reason Included

Smart wearable to support behavior change - uses cessation versus affirmation.

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Peak Basis

San Francisco CA

Website

mybasis.com

Reason Included

Leading consumer wearable causing mass behavior change and driving category adoption.

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Personal Zen

New York NY

Website

personalzen.com

Reason Included

Mobile game to support stress relief.

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Pip

Dublin Ireland

Website

thepip.com

Reason Included

Wireless biofeedback device which detects electrodermal activity (EDA) integrated with apps to help measure, understand and manage stress.

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Purascents

Toronto ON

Website

purascents.com

Reason Included

The world's 1st smart fragrance dispensers to engineer well being through scent.

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Quantum Dynamics LLC

Cambridge MA

Website

TheQuantlet.com

Reason Included

A unique wearable that uses multiple frequencies of therapeutic light and temperature-regulation to enhance well being and optimize physical performance.

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Qusp

San Diego CA

Website

qusp.io

Reason Included

Leading middle ware platform for bio signal interpretation.

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Rafael Calvo

Sydney NSW

Website

calvo.com

Reason Included

Global thought leader in effective computing and designing systems that support mental health and physical well being.

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Relax VR

Ultimo New South Wales

Website

relaxvr.co

Reason Included

VR pioneer focusing on meditation and relaxation.

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Richard Gervirtz

San Diego CA

Website

alliant.edu

Reason Included

Biofeedback pioneer whose techniques have refined the treatment of many chronic diseases in addition to fostering novel techniques for increasing wellbeing.

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Richard Harvey

San Francisco CA

Website

sfsu.edu

Reason Included

Professor who has developed innovative biofeedback stress-reduction interventions to increase psychological courage and reduce stress.

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Robert Thatcher

St. Petersburg Florida

Website

appliedneuroscience.com

Reason Included

Leading scientists studying clinical applications of qEEG and biofeedback.

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Robin Arnott

Austin TX

Website

soundselfgame.com

Reason Included

Leading VR innovator creating a trance-like experience at the intersection of gaming, meditation, deep relaxation, and biological and cognitive entertainment.

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Rosalind Picard

Cambridge MA

Website

media.mit.edu

Reason Included

Co-founder of Empatica and Affectiva; a scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur, and pioneer of emotion tech.

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Samsung Gear VR

Seoul South Korea

Website

samsung.com

Reason Included

Samsung VR platform.

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Sana

San Francisco CA

Website

sana.io

Reason Included

HRV controlled neuromoudulation wearable that puts the wearer to sleep in 10 minutes.

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Sanjay Manchanda

Tucson Arizona

Website

sanjaymanchanda.com

Reason Included

Leading neurofeedback and neurostim innovator working at the intersection of wellbeing and higher states of consciousness.

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Sano Intelligence

San Francisco California

Website

sano.co

Reason Included

Innovative silicon bio-metric sensor and software platform allowing users to people can continuously monitor important markers in their bodies’ chemistry.

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Sensaura

Montreal Quebec

Website

sensauratech.com

Reason Included

A real-time bio-signal emotion recognition platform using software to link every compatible wearable device to potential real life applications.

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Sense Labs (Verses)

San Francisco CA

Website

getversus.com

Reason Included

Leading provider of self-regulation techniques (Biofeedback and Neurofeedback) via a brain sensing headset and app.

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Sensie

Miami FL

Website

sensieapp.com

Reason Included

Technology that applies sensors and machine learning techniques to detect the body's binary response to different stimulus.

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Sensoria Inc.

Redmond WA

Website

sensoriafitness.com

Reason Included

For bringing AI to smart wear, a leading developer of smart garments and Ioe wearable solutions utilizing real-time data conversion and analysis.

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Sensorwake

Nantes France

Website

sensorwake.com

Reason Included

The 1st olfactory alarm clock that wakes you up using pleasant and enjoyable scents.

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Sensum

San Francisco CA

Website

sensum.co

Reason Included

Emotion recognition and live events for real time human emotion recognition.

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Sentio Solutions

Palo Alto CA

Website

myfeel.co

Reason Included

A wristband that recognizes and tracks human emotions 24/7.

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SolTec Lounge

Eden Prairie MN

Website

toolstoawaken.com

Reason Included

Pioneer in the well being effect of synchronized sounds, vibrations and electromagnetic fields in furniture.

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SomaAxis

Sunnyvale California

Website

somaxis.com

Reason Included

Interesting wearable sensor that measures muscle tension and posture to guide users through workstation evaluations that follow OSHA standards.

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Somadome

New York NY

Website

somadome.com

Reason Included

The 1st personal meditation pod integrating ancient healing practices with modern technology in a 20 minutes program.

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Soterix Medical

Jiangsu Shanghai

Website

soterixmedical.com

Reason Included

A world leader non-invasive neuro modulation and brain stimulation technology.

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Spire

San Francisco CA

Website

spire.io

Reason Included

1st app to accurately track respiratory parameters and activity in a discreet device that connects to a smart-phone or watch.

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Stone Biofeedback

West Palm Beach FL

Website

thebiofeedback.com

Reason Included

Europe’s best-selling biofeedback system for training concentration and focus, eliminating troublesome thoughts, and clearing the mind.

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Stuart Hammeroff

Tucson Arizona

Website

quantumconsciousness.org

Reason Included

Anesthesiologist and professor at the University of Arizona widely acclaimed for his biologically-grounded quantum theory of consciousness. Pioneer in ultrasound research for wellbeing.

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STX med

Grâce-Hollogne Belgium

Website

cefalytechnology.com

Reason Included

Leading developer of lighting for mood and circadian rhythms.

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SunSprite

Somerville MA

Website

SunSprite.com

Reason Included

Interesting tool to self-manage depression through bright light therapy (BLT) and wearable.

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Sweetwaterhrv

Los Gatos CA

Website

sweetwaterhrv.com

Reason Included

Popular HRV applications that work with most wearable.

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T 2 Green Pty Ltd

Windaroo Queensland

Website

yogabra.in

Reason Included

Unique yoga/meditation instruction and EEG brain monitoring combined.

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Thalmic

Kitchener Ontario

Website

thalmic.com

Reason Included

Innovative hardware + software that will change the way humans and computers will interact.

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That Game Company

Los Angeles CA

Website

thatgamecompany.com

Reason Included

An extraordinary and successful video game company dedicated to positively transforming the human psyche.

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The Alchemist’s Kitchen

New York NY

Website

thealchemistskitchen.com

Reason Included

Nature's technology to help transform human well being.

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The Machine to Be Another

Barcelona Spain

Website

themachinetobeanother.org

Reason Included

Conducting revolutionary identity and empathy research using VR.

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The Pebblestone/Mojo Creations

Amsterdam Netherlands

Website

mojocreations.com

Reason Included

An electronic device encouraging users to practice gratitude.

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Thought Technology Ltd.

New York NY

Website

thoughttechnology.com

Reason Included

World's leading biofeedback, neurofeedback, and psycho physiological instrument manufacturer, providing clinical assessment protocols to treat stress, muscle rehabilitation, and incontinence.

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Thync

Los Gatos CA

Website

thync.com

Reason Included

Leading neuro signaling and consumer tDCS to signal the brain's adrenaline system.

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Transparent Corporation/brain.fm

Chicago IL

Website

transparentcorp.com

Reason Included

Leading software provider for unrivaled flexibility in BWE creation working with EEG and biofeedback machines.

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Traveling Light LLC

Denver CO

Website

lucialightexperience.com

Reason Included

Light devices triggering deep states of meditation.

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True Participation

Oakland CA

Website

trueparticipation.com

Reason Included

Developer of live Alternate Reality programming, integrated with biofeedback devices, social software, and transformational cinematic experiences.

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Twilight

Prague Czech Republic

Website

urbandroid.org

Reason Included

App that makes device screens adapt to the time of the day, filtering the blue spectrum on phones or tablets.

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Under Armour

Baltimore MD

Website

underarmour.com

Reason Included

Leading Smart wear Connected Fitness team develops products that track, analyze, and improving fitness activity.

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Unello Design

Austin TX

Website

unellodesign.com

Reason Included

A VR relaxation experience featuring two innovative guided relaxation sessions.

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United Sciences

Atlanta Georgia

Website

unitedsciences.com

Reason Included

World’s first custom-fit headphone with brain (EEG, ECG, EMG) & bio metric sensing. Bluetooth. Noise cancelling. Activity & sleep tracker. 3D printed.

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USAI Lighting

New Windsor NY

Website

usailighting.com

Reason Included

Lighting systems dedicated to well being through circadian rhythm and mood enhancement.

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Valera Health

New York NY

Website

valerahealth.com

Reason Included

Personalized and preventative behavioral health solutions.

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VieLight

Toronto ON

Website

vielight.com

Reason Included

World’s first wearable transcranial-intranasal brain photobiomodulation (PBM) or near infrared (NIR) system.

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Vinaya

London England

Website

vinaya.com

Reason Included

Beautifully designed wearable that filters smartphone notifications.

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Vince Clark

Albuquerque NM

Website

psych.unm.edu

Reason Included

Leading researcher studying executive attention, emotion and information processing efficiency and improved cognition in healthy people; with a focus on meditation.

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Virgin Pulse

Framingham MA

Website

virginpulse.com

Reason Included

Innovative enterprise well being platform integrating personalized, adaptive and technology applications.

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Vortex Immersion Media

Los Angeles CA

Website

vorteximmersion.com

Reason Included

Leading creator of live tech enhanced transformative experiences.

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Watson Xi

San Francisco CA

Website

linkedin.com

Reason Included

Expert in machine learning, data science, and signaling building systems focused on helping humans and the planet.

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WBD

Shatin Hong Kong

Website

wbd101.com

Reason Included

Leading Human body IOT manufacturer creating algorithms for Infra-red sensors, accelerometer and gyroscope and more.

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Wellness Realities, Inc

Mountain View CA

Website

corereboot.com

Reason Included

VR program using Hypnotherapy, color therapy and EMDR to create deep meditative states.

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WeVr

Venice CA

Website

wevr.com

Reason Included

Transport platform is an open network for VR makers.

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Wild Divine

Boulder City NV

Website

wilddivine.com

Reason Included

Pioneering video game for mind/body training program involving Biofeedback hardware along with highly specialized gaming software to assist in meditation training.

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William Croft

Menlo Park CA

Website

lightfield.com

Reason Included

Leading developer of biofeedback technologies utilizing neuro feedback, bio-pho-tonics, and sound.

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Withings

Cambridge MA

Website

withings.com

Reason Included

Leading wearable and online utility to track and optimize results across activity, vitals, sleep, and environment, with wireless connectivity and cloud monitoring.

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X2AI

San Francisco CA

Website

x2.ai

Reason Included

World's 1st psychological AI that administers highly personalized psychotherapy, psycho-education, and health-related reminders.

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ZenZone Interactive

Middlesex England

Website

zenzoneinteractive.com

Reason Included

Well being apps designed to work in tandem with wearables to help train mindfulness, positive thinking and more.

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Zoran Josipovic

New York NY

Website

psych.nyu.edu

Reason Included

Pioneering neuroscientist in the brain changes involved in the cultivation of wellbeing and higher states of consciousness through contemplative practices.

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