Personal Neuro Devices (PND) is an Ottawa-based neurosciences company focused on brain-computer interface technologies. PND applies scientific advances in neuroimaging and psychology to create smartphone apps that enable people to achieve high level wellness and to obtain a greater awareness of how brain function affects their well-being.
Initially, PND is creating android mobile games utilizing a brainwave-detection headset produced by the company Neurosky. PND’s first release, Upcake , is the world’s first neurogame designed specifically for girls which allows players to control virtual objects with their minds. This exciting advancement combines brain activity detection and analysis with game play, allowing PND to bring to market something completely unique for girls interested in virtual digital gaming.
Co-founded by CEO Steve Denison, successful serial entrepreneur, and a team of neuroscientists, software engineers, gamification designers and biomedical devices researchers, PND employs 10 professionals passionate about creating revolutionary ways to leverage the unlimited potential of the human brain. PND products challenge the user by increasing brain health, improving concentration and focusing skills. While cognitive training has been around for a long time, partnering it with gaming allows users to stimulate their minds while still being entertained.