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Sound Shirt: smart clothing lets deaf people feel music

Wearable technology firm CuteCircuit teamed up with Germany’s Junge Symphoniker Hamburg Orchestra to develop the Sound Shirt, a smart top that wirelessly turns music into vibrations. The software embedded into the clothing uses 16 micro actuators to transform eight types of instrumental sound, from double bass to horns, into vibrations that vary depending on the music’s intensity. [...]
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