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Bone conduction technology to provide ads straight into your head
09-20-2013, 02:17 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
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Sky Deutschland has developed technology to transfer adverts from train windows directly and silently into commuters' heads.

Passengers leaning their head against the window will "hear" adverts "coming from inside the user's head", urging them to download the Sky Go app.

The proposal involves using bone conduction technology, which is used in hearing aids, headphones and Google's Glass headset, to pass sound to the inner ear via vibrations through the skull.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsb...heads.html



İmage
09-20-2013, 03:55 PM #2
yankees skier
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Crap, I like to take window seats and sleep on the train. gaah.gif

Biere.
09-20-2013, 04:07 PM #3
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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New ways to intrude into privacy in pursuit of profits are endless. Advertising always makes me resentfull and I would never purchase a product that uses such dirty interfering tactics.
09-24-2013, 12:10 AM #4
LilDoozey Member
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(09-20-2013, 04:07 PM)Shadow Wrote:  New ways to intrude into privacy in pursuit of profits are endless. Advertising always makes me resentfull and I would never purchase a product that uses such dirty interfering tactics.

yeah dude, thats a total invasion of privacy. Thats pretty scary too, you tryin to sleep on the train, then you start hearing voices in your head to buy shampoo! Hell naw, imagine the subliminal stuff they can put in there too!
09-24-2013, 12:40 AM #5
Octo Mother Superior
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yup.gif

And if it's used in advertising now you know it's been fully explored by the military for decades already. They make hearing aids using this same technique too so it's not all evil, just a matter how it's being used...or abused. damned.gif
09-24-2013, 01:44 AM #6
Below Average Genius Member
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Years ago there were ads for a product called "BonaPhone" or something like that. It was a collar radio that transmitted the music through the collar bones rather than through the ears. It apparently didn't catch on for whatever reason.

Here is a link to a photo and article:

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/bone-fone/

Monks who chant the Gregorian chant get the bone benefits of sound as well...

http://embracingyourgreatness.blogspot.c...tions.html

Pray for me. hug.gif



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