I'm utterly amazed at how IC-based products are improving our quality of life by implantable devices. The modern day pacemaker has given people added years of life by electrically stimulating the heart. A privately-held company called NeuroPace
was founded in Mountain View, California to treat epilepsy by using responsive neurostimulation. Their first product is called the RNS System (Responsive NeuroStimulation), and it is a programmable, battery-powered, microprocessor-controlled device that delivers a short train of electrical pulses to the brain through implanted leads.
I spoke with Dean Anderson,