NeuroSky Secures Strategic Investment From SoftBank Corp. to Accelerate the
Development of Advanced Mobile Health and Wellness Solutions
Welcomes Hironobu Tamba of SoftBank Mobile to NeuroSky Board of Directors
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- November 4, 2013
NeuroSky®, a global leader in body and mind monitoring and analysis
technologies, today announced that it has secured a significant investment
from SoftBank Corp. to form a strategic partnership with SoftBank Mobile Corp.
Through the partnership, NeuroSky will accelerate the delivery of advanced
mobile technologies that power real-time personalized health and wellness
services. Additionally, through the partnership, NeuroSky welcomes Hironobu
Tamba Vice President, Product and Services Division at SoftBank Mobile to its
board of directors.
“Subscribers are increasingly asking for more sophisticated mobile services to
improve health and wellness,” said Hironobu Tamba.VP, Products and Services
Division SoftBank Mobile. "NeuroSky offers unmatched biosensor solutions that
will help us meet the needs of these subscribers with new, real-time services
that benefit their lives. We are looking forward to bringing these
next-generation services to market through this partnership."
NeuroSky is a pioneer in biosensor technologies that can be used in a myriad
of solutions that improve consumer experiences, provide health and wellness
benefits or advance medical care.
Stanley Yang, CEO of NeuroSky, added: "SoftBank Mobile is an ideal partner for
us as it is known for delivering innovative and useful products and services
that benefit subscribers and make mobile experiences more valuable. Our
partnership with SoftBank is a natural extension of our strategy to advance
the use of biosensor technology solutions to improve lives. The combination of
SoftBank Mobile and our technologies will enable the rapid advancement of
mobile internet services.”
NeuroSky is at the forefront of body and mind monitoring and analysis. Its
technologies are at the core of innovative, wearable health and wellness
consumer products. NeuroSky makes it possible for millions of consumers to
capture and quantify critical health and wellness data so that they can
effectively manage their mind and body health. NeuroSky delivers uniquely
adaptable chips and algorithms that offer ECG multi-function cardio
monitoring, and quantitive and interpretive algorithms in a powerful
integrated, adaptable and extensible solution. NeuroSky was founded in 2006,
and is headquartered in San Jose, California with offices in Asia and Europe.
Learn more at www.neurosky.com
Kelli Tejada, +1 415-271-9820
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