Sunday, April 09, 2006

Glasses that hear well

Advancment in overcoming hearing disabilities ...

"If you live in the Netherlands and don't hear well, you'll soon be able to buy a new hearing aid, a pair of Varibel glasses. These special glasses originally developed at Delft University of Technology have four small interconnected microphones in each leg of their frames. And these microphones can "selectively intensify the sounds that come from the front, while dampening the surrounding noise." So these glasses offer a better sound quality than other hearing aids.

Before going further, here is a picture of these hearing glasses with their tiny microphones (Credit: Varibel)."   continued ...   (Via ZDNet)

Varibel Glasses - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

Varibel Glasses

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