NeuroSky has launched Necomimi in the U.S. at San Diego Comic-Con. Necomimi is a headband with cat ears that move according to the user’s feelings and emotions in real time, powered by NeuroSky’s ThinkGear technology.

Three emotional states create cat-like reactive movements that show how interested or relaxed the wearer is. When something catches the user’s attention, the ears shoot straight up. When the wearer is relaxed, the ears droop down. When the wearer is both highly focused and highly relaxed, the ears will wiggle back and forth.

Necomimi will be available for sale at Comic-Con from Booth No. 305, or through select authorized resellers, retail partners, and on

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