Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hearing through your tongue

Researchers claim they have combined a Bluetooth earpiece with a retainer--a special retainer, to be able to transmit information that the brain will understand as sound. The Colorado State University team says when the wearer presses the tongue to the retainer, their device skips the ear altogether. There's a news release here. Below is a video about the "tongue mapping" research underway at Colorado State.