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Artinis, The Netherlands

Artinis offers continuous-wave NIRS instruments including the Brite23Oxymon, OctamonOctamon MiniPortaLite, PortaLite Mini, and PortaMon.

BIOPAC Systems, Inc.

BIOPAC offers fNIR Devices functional near infrared optical imaging systems, which measure oxygen level changes in the prefrontal cortex of human subjects.

Cephalogics, USA

Cephalogics is developing an advanced neuromonitoring system to display cortical hemodynamic data and imaging.

CortiVision, Poland

Cortivision offers a completely wireless fNIRS ecosystem, including the configurable whole-head Photon Cap and light forehead Photon Band. Both solutions are fully integrated with Virtual Reality (VR) devices. For more details, please visit here.


Gowerlabs offers LUMO, an HD-DOT system, the NTS Optical Imaging System, and more.

Hamamatsu, Japan

Hamamatsu’s NIRO line includes several continuous-wave NIRS instruments.

Hitachi, Japan

Hitachi offers the ETG 4000 optical topography system and probes for real-time cerebral cortex imaging and measurement.


ISS offers frequency-domain NIRS instruments including the OxiplexTS, Imagent and MetaOx systems.


MRRA Inc. fNIRS systems feature hair-penetrating optodes and spread spectrum modulation of illuminators.

Scalable, CW Laser & LED-based fNIRS: topographic & tomographic measurements; NIRSport (wearable), NIRScout(lab-based); solutions include recording & analysis software (open format: SNIRF), real-time analysis capabilities (LSLenabled), a comprehensive warranty & lifetime technical support.


Serving scientists in the adoption of novel optical technologies for studying the brain and other organs, by disseminating hardware and software technologies, and by providing training opportunities.


OBELAB offers portable wireless fNIRS systems: NIRSIT, NIRSIT-Lite-KIDS, and NIRSIT-Lite-ADULT. For more details please visit here.

openNIRS Hardware

Open source documentation and design files for a miniaturized mobile, modular, low-channel CW fNIRS device to facilitate custom designs.

PIONIRS srl, Italy

The NIRSBOX is a compact and modular TD-NIRS device accurate and reliable with outstanding long-term stability. It can be equipped with a set of optical probes tailored to the target application from brain functional measurements to muscle hemodynamic monitoring on freely moving subjects.

Rogue Research, Canada

Rogue Research manufactures Brainsight NIRS, designed specifically for multi-modal use with EEG, TMS, MEG and fMRI.

Seenel Imaging, France

Seenel Imaging manufactures Medelopt, a wearable research device that combines EEG and High Resolution fNIRS.

Shimadzu, Japan

Shimadzu offers the next-generation optical brain-function measurements for lab (LABNIRS) and portable (LIGHTNIRS) use. Further details  here.

Soterix Medical, Inc.  USA

Soterix Medical Inc. offers the NIRSIT system, a flexible and portable high density fNIRS system.

TechEn, Inc, USA

TechEn offers two near-infrared spectroscopy systems: the NIRS2 CE and CW6 real-time systems.

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