This Microphone Transfers Sound Through Touch

Turns everyday objects into interactive sound devices.
3:00 | 02/14/14

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So here at Disney research Pittsburgh where experimenting with things inanimate objects like creating compelling her actions what it would make anything into the speaker. An inanimate object another human dean what would be the cool things that we could do without. Someone just got condoms and -- -- director Disney research Pittsburgh which is where we -- -- and that also the VP of research for this new research overall since the invention is one of the projects that we've done a Disney research Pittsburgh. -- that's a Japanese expression that means communicating through an unspoken mutual understanding. -- for the way this works is one person has a microphone she might seek a message and to that microphone. And then her body of the electrostatic charge so that when she puts her finger on -- -- -- -- The person that she wants to transmit -- message to his beloved and -- becomes a small speaker and effectively the message is just whispered into just here. So not only in this be used to communicate a message from one person to another person but it can also be used to make. An object into the speaker and so we can make this is part of a larger effort that we -- -- -- -- research -- and trying to make environment interactive. Anthony inanimate objects responsive. To the actions of so people really love this project. It's just it's magical when you get that message was -- interiors like the greatest game telephone --

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