Google patent application shows bone conduction for Google Glass audio
0. phoneArena 24 Jan 2013, 12:43 posted on
A patent application submitted by Google shows that the company is considering the use of bone conduction for audio on Google Glass; using such technology allows more privacy so that no one can overhear a conversation; using a vibration transducer allows the technology to work without a direct connection between the speaker and the Glass wearer...
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1. Ohrules (Posts: 320; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)
looks like a pair of handcuffs at first sight :D
2. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5482; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
It reminds me this:
4. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6581; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
Make sure apple doesnt try to steal tour stuff google. This will be perfect too replace.l my current mp3 player
5. valapsp (Posts: 477; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)
What the f**k happened to those developer versions that were promised at Google I/O?
6. Alan01 (Posts: 192; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)
The Explorer version of Google Glass is still scheduled to be handed out at Google I/O this year, which starts on May 15th
9. valapsp (Posts: 477; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)
Wasn't that promised by the end of January?
7. JonBjSig (Posts: 176; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)
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 (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
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 (Posts: 83; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
I am waiting for some one to comment on Bone cancer....
14. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
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)
The future is now :D I really want some of these
13. joey_sfb (Posts: 3003; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
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!!