Marc Pouliot

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Born in Quebec city, Marc Pouliot has graduated in Electrical Engineering (82) from the University of Sherbrooke.  After technical work sessions (Ministery of Communications-Québec, Communications Research Center (Ottawa), IBM Bromont), Marc Pouliot has started his engineering career at Bell Northern Research in Ottawa(82-86).  He worked on research and development of products using voice and data such as ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) et is author of a patent (US and Canada) (CFL-Cable Fault Locator) for the development of a theory for Cable Fault Location.  His main efforts were then in the development of network communications protocols.

Consequently, he worked at Communications Security Establishment (86-88), where he developed a complete project involving hardware and software linking electronic equipments via satellite by creating intelligent and robust communication protocols allowing remote machines to be re-started and re-synchronized with the associated equipment.

In 85, Marc Pouliot founds Midi-Plus, a MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) recording studio to experiment with the new networking protocols (MIDI).  He then develops software tools  and applications to edit sound off synthesizers.  Note that his end of studies' project was a synthesizer to help write music. 

In 1988, Marc Pouliot concentrated on X-Window (Network protocol) which generates interest from the Research Center Valcartier where he works on different research projects up to 1993, being a precursor for the object-oriented concepts. Following, Midi-Plus develops advanced graphical system for the First Canadian Division in Kingston from 1991 to 1994.  This system is based on X-Windows and Windows.


From 1994 to 1997, he works as account manager for Bell Sygma qui requires Midi-Plus' expertise in the X-Window field.  During this period, he completes research projects such as : object-oriented database, geographically reference database, integration of raster and vector, humanization of MIDI sequences, software techniques to generate brain waves over audio tracks. (BrightWaves)

Also, in 1996, he studies music in California in order to complete his research on human realism for human realism and MIDI sequences.

From 1996-99, the Cerebral Waves Project results in the "Deep Sleep" concept, which is then tested during one year before being marketed.  Marc Pouliot explores and tests other avenues in the field of brain waves.  The techniques are used to increase the percentage of power in the infrasound (brain waves) in relation to the audio power.

The BrightWaves approach is based on observation and synthesis of medical, psychiatric, psychological data related to brain waves as a basis for the working hypothesis.  The hypothesis has been validated with Deep Sleep which works by induction of resonance frequencies.

For example, people suffering from fibromyalgia, an illness where the patient does not have a Deep Sleep phase who become very tired and suffer from important consequent physical problems.  Studies show that these patients do not generate Delta waves.  The working hypothesis wants to validate if the generation of the Delta waves can induce and stimulate a response in relation with the deep sleep phase, the only recuperation phase found in sleep.

Marc Pouliot suffered a major car accident when he was 17 years old and never slept deeply because of a fear of dying while being asleep.  With Sommeil Profond (Deep Sleep), he has become a good sleeper and can now sleep soundly anywhere and anytime he wishes.  Deep Sleep has been sold close to 50,000 copies  and it is also used by psychologist and recommended by the Association of Fibromyalgia.  Marc Pouliot has developed a distribution system (software and logistic) that impresses customers by its efficiency and speed.  He is studying for a doctorate in psychology.