DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.3.1200

Design and Implementation of Real-time Brain-computer Interface System Based on LabVIEW

Chang Liu


Brain-computer interface (BCI) is a newly developed man-machine interface method that is applied in the field of brain science, rehabilitation engineering, biomedical engineering and human-machine automatic control. Under the LabVIEW environment of virtual instrument graphical programming language, this paper improves the program of Active One, a physiological signal acquisition system. The off-line processing system of electroencephalogram(EEG) is improved to a real-time processing system and a real-time feedback BCI experiment system is established based on visual evoked potential (VEP). The cumulative average method combined with the FIR filter method was used to extract the VEP signal and form a closed-loop BCI. Real-time feedback of the BCI system was realized and the VEP signal was automatically identified. Using the proposed method of this paper to implement BCI can achieve a higher accuracy with certain practicality and feasibility.


Brain-computer interface (BCI), Visual evoked potentials (VEP), LabVIEW, Signal Processing

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Supporting Agencies

The work was supported by projects of Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University “XDB2014-18” and “NDJY15Z13”.

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