Department of Defense Is Funding Bone Conduction Research for Communications

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  1. cageymaru

    cageymaru [H]ard|News

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    The Molar Mic by Sonitus Technology is a new communications device that allows wearers to speak without an external device on the head and hear using bone conduction. The microphone clips onto the back of your teeth and makes speech during natural disasters and other extremely noisy events much more clearer. The two-way communications device allows the wearer to use the bones in their teeth and jaw as a conduit for sound to reach the ears. The sound quality is much clearer than a two-way radio and users can whisper to one another and the communication is still crystal clear. This is perfect for military use and the Department of Defense has awarded the company with a multi-million dollar, multi-year agreement to complete development of the device.

    The Sonitus solution creates a unique wireless audio interface by embedding both a tiny microphone for talking and a speaker-transducer for hearing in a compact custom-fit mouth-piece that snaps comfortably around a user's back teeth. This allows the user to both talk and hear without external devices attached to the head. The placement on the teeth uses the body itself to block external noise when speaking and leverages the user's teeth and jawbone to create a new auditory path for hearing. The result is an unobstructed head and face, clear communication, higher comfort, enhanced situational awareness and the ability to add or remove personal protective equipment without breaking communication.
     
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  2. Youn

    Youn [H]ardness Supreme

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    Also improves ASMR...

     
  3. DigitalGriffin

    DigitalGriffin [H]ardness Supreme

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    Clever technology to embed a mic into your mouth....brought to you by the NSA. (The last part I am joking about, it's the FBI CIA DEA and NSA :p)

     
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  4. SomeoneElse

    SomeoneElse [H]ard|Gawd

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    What happens if the mic becomes unclipped and the user accidentally swallows the mic? Does everyone hear the person's digestive system at work? New medical purpose for this? ;)
     
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  5. Cactusj

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    Only if this is the ring tone for getting a call.

     
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    Elf_Boy 2[H]4U

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    I can replace my gaming headset when?
     
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    Fastest way to get rich in America, create a product that you can market to the military industrial complex, mass surveillance complex, and law enforcement complex.
     
  8. jardows

    jardows [H]ard|Gawd

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    Just watched the "new" Get Smart movie, where they use this very thing. Now it's actually coming out of spy fiction and into reality? Cool!
     
  9. kamxam

    kamxam [H]ard|Gawd

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    Might be useful until we get "This info is brought to you by *Brand Name* " The company that supplies all your needs!" included in the info they send. Somehow or somewhere, they'll figure out a way to put ads on it. :headphone:
     
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  11. lcpiper

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    Oh, you mean, industry.
     
  12. seanreisk

    seanreisk Limp Gawd

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    BONE . CONDUCTION . RESEARCH !!
     
  13. auntjemima

    auntjemima Hand Jobs Legend

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    I laughed way too hard at this.