Research aims to develop a cap which can predict seizures – Epilepsy Research UK

A team led by Dr Omid Kavehei of Sydney University’s Faculty of Engineering and IT has developed a non-surgical device using artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop a cap which can read a patient’s brain activity and warn the wearer if a seizure is on its way.

For many people with epilepsy the unpredictability of a seizure causes a great deal of stress and anxiety and for those whose epilepsy is poorly controlled there is always the worry that a seizure may lead to injury.

Researchers from the University of Sydney are working on developing a cap which aims to predict with 80 per cent accuracy whether a person will have an epileptic seizure in the next 30 minutes.

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