Shimadzu Review Vol.76[3・4](2019)
Medical Imaging Technologies


Measures for Expanding fNIRS Applications

by Shumpei Yamaguchi1Takashi Sasaki1Noboru Yamashita1Kazushige Tachibana1and Yoshihiro Inoue1

Shimadzu Review 76[3・4] (2020.1)


Functional near-infrared imaging (fNIRS) systems can non-invasively measure brain activity using near-infrared light. Consequently, they are used in a wide variety of research fields. Of those fields, this article describes the NIRS neuroreha-bilitation system being developed to expand applications in the rehabilitation field. 

Keywords: Near-infrared spectroscopy, fNIRS, Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Brain-machine interface, BMI, Neurofeedback, Neurorehabilitation

1Research & Development Department, Medical Systems Division, Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, Japan

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