Do I need Raw EEG Data access?

The answer depends on your application and your intended use with the headset.

Each Emotiv neuroheadset includes Community SDK access:

Community SDK

The Emotiv SDK provides an effective development environment that integrates well with new and existing frameworks and is now available to independent developers. It includes our proprietary software toolkit that exposes our APIs and detection libraries.


Facial Expressions

This suite uses the signals measured by the Emotiv Brainwear to interpret user facial expressions in real-time.  Artificial intelligence can now respond to users naturally, in ways only humans have been able to until now. When a user smiles, their avatar can mimic the expression even before they are aware of their own feelings.


Performance Metrics

This suite monitors user emotional and cognitive states in real-time. It provides an extra dimension in human computer interaction by allowing the application/game to respond to a user's emotions. Characters can transform in response to the user's feeling. Music, scene lighting and effects can be tailored to heighten the experience for the user in real-time. These algorithms can be used to monitor user state of mind and allow developers to adjust difficulty to suit each situation.


Mental Commands

This detection suite reads and interprets a user's conscious thoughts and intent. Users can manipulate virtual objects using only the power of their thought! For the first time, the fantasy of magic and supernatural power can be experienced.


EEG Access

When you purchase Pure.EEG software for EEG access,  it allows the real-time display of raw EEG data stream, contact quality, FFT, motion sensors, wireless packet acquisition/loss display, and marker events in our exclusive Pure.EEG software:


EmotivPRO is our integrated software solution for neuroscience research and education, built for EPOC+ and Insight. 

EmotivPRO includes:

  • Unlimited recordings
  • Online and offline mode
  • Cloud storage
  • Access from multiple devices and by multiple users
  • Advanced SDK License access with unlimited sessions
  • 5 second rolling time window in chart recorder mode
  • All or selected channels can be displayed
  • Automatic or manual scaling in individual channel display mode
  • Adjustable channel offset in multi-channel display mode

Data acquisition

View a real time display of EMOTIV headset data streams including raw EEG, motion data, data packet acquisition and loss, and contact quality. Save recordings to our secure cloud storage and playback or export for analysis at any time.

Event marking

Define and insert timed markers into the data stream, including on-screen buttons and defined serial port events. Markers are stored in the EEG data files and can be viewed in real time and playback modes.

Quick Analysis

Customize and view frequency data for live or recorded data with automatic FFT and power band graphs. Get results without having to export your data.

Simple integration

Seamless integration with Emotiv hardware and cloud lets you connect and setup your device and manage your licenses and sessions within our user-friendly interface.

EmotivPro is available for purchase at EmotivPro



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