Google patent application shows bone conduction for Google Glass audio
Last month, the chatter around the device was that it was designed to send audio directly to the mastoid process. The patent application is for a "Wearable computing device with indirect bone-conduction speaker." Of course, this doesn't mean that Google Glass will include the bone conduction method to pass along audio, but with the patent application, it means that Google has been working on such a system. And it actually seems that bone conduction technology would be a perfect fit for Google Glass.
source: USPTO via Engadget
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4. InspectorGadget80 posted on 24 Jan 2013, 13:14 1
Make sure apple doesnt try to steal tour stuff google. This will be perfect too replace.l my current mp3 player
5. valapsp posted on 24 Jan 2013, 13:27 1
What the f**k happened to those developer versions that were promised at Google I/O?
6. Alan01 posted on 24 Jan 2013, 13:54 4
The Explorer version of Google Glass is still scheduled to be handed out at Google I/O this year, which starts on May 15th
7. JonBjSig posted on 24 Jan 2013, 13:58 0
As far as I know Google still hasn't announced a ship date.
But they're supposed to be holding a dev con for glass next week.
10. rusticguy posted on 24 Jan 2013, 14:29 0
Oh so one of tests for audiometry (they do these tests as one of the tests to guage the level of deafness IIRC) now becomes a patent technology. What crap really. In any case ... this gives me a headache even thinking about it ...
11. schinnak posted on 24 Jan 2013, 14:47 1
I am waiting for some one to comment on Bone cancer....
14. rusticguy posted on 24 Jan 2013, 20:21 0
And that constant feeling of tinnitus which if one gets it really then it's all over as there's no cure for that. Honestly this is a crap technology IMHO. Just because it comes from Google doesn't mean i should be drooling over it ...
12. nwright94 (unregistered) posted on 24 Jan 2013, 14:51 0
The future is now :D I really want some of these
13. joey_sfb posted on 24 Jan 2013, 18:05 1
Elop and Cook talk about sales figure. Google talks about bringing new techology into reality. What is the word Cook like to use?? Innovation... which they clearly lack!!