The Besa Story
BESA GmbH was founded as MEGIS Software GmbH in 1995 by Dr. Michael Scherg. It is a leading company in the field of EEG/MEG analysis and a home base for highly skilled people.
Our products have been developed on the basis of 30 years’ experience in human brain research. BESA provides state-of-the-art scientific analysis tools covering the complete range of neurophysiological applications.
We strive to bring you the latest methods for advanced EEG and MEG analysis in a user – friendly and optimized implementation.
Launch of first BESA DOS software for source analysis of evoked potentials. First BESA workshops in New York, Munich and San Diego are held.
MEGIS Software GmbH is founded by Dr. Michael Scherg. MEGIS introduces easy-to-use digital EEG software under Windows®.
EEGFocus software is pioneering whole head mapping (2D), source montages, fast pattern search and ERP processing.
BESA 99 is the first software under Windows® combining source analysis and all features of EEG Focus with a new Source Modeling module.
Launch of BESA 4.0 with individual MRI and the first whole head 3D maps.
MEGIS introduces the first Source Coherence module and the first Multiple Source Beamformer.
BESA Research software is continuously expanded with more imaging methods and user-friendly features like batch processing.
MEGIS launches its first clinical software product BESA Epilepsy. MEGIS introduces the new, user-friendly software BESA MRI. MEGIS Software GmbH is renamed to BESA GmbH.
BESA remains a family business: Dr. Tobias Scherg steps in to succeed Dr. Michael Scherg. BESA launches the new software BESA Statistics to supplement BESA Research. BESA Systems is started as a new business unit.
Strategic decision to modernize all BESA Products (Multi-OS, 64 bit, new GUI) BESA expanded its collaboration and distribution network. BESA Systems acquires first long term order.