Cactus Semiconductor Joins the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering to Support Development of Brain-Computer Interfaces

Mar 01, 2016, 14:09 ET from Cactus Semiconductor, Inc.

CHANDLER, Ariz., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cactus Semiconductor, Inc. is excited to join the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) as an industry partner.  The partnership aims to accelerate the development of novel Neurological Systems, such as Brain-Computer Interface technology to help those suffering from Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury

"The CSNE's mission to improve lives by connecting brains with technology aligns perfectly with Cactus' vision to create life changing semiconductor products," said Andy Kelly, IC/Systems Architect at Cactus Semiconductor.

Cactus Semiconductor joins a growing list of industry partners seeking to help the CSNE focus research efforts in areas of greatest need and opportunity.  This collaboration provides a mutually beneficial framework for member companies to gain early access to the latest research, and for researchers to prioritize efforts with the most promising commercial value.

Scott Ransom, PhD, Industry Liaison Officer for the CSNE, commented, "We at the CSNE are excited to have Cactus Semiconductor as part of our Industry Affiliate Program.  Their strengths in Integrated Circuit development and particularly their Power Management expertise align precisely with our goal of developing Brain-Computer Interface technology.  This partnership will help position both organizations to reach our technology goals and ultimately help patients."

About the CSNE

Founded in 2011, and headquartered at the University of Washington, the CSNE is one of 17 Engineering Research Centers across the U.S. funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).  The Center's goal is to develop ways to help people with neurological conditions such as stroke and spinal cord injury.

About the Cactus Semiconductor

Cactus Semiconductor is a full-service provider of low-power mixed-signal ASICs specializing in miniaturized portable and implantable medical devices.  Founded in 2002, the company maintains its headquarters in Chandler, Arizona.


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