[LINK] New device puts music in your head — no headphones required

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Sun Nov 15 17:00:28 AEDT 2020

On 2020/11/15 4:06 pm, Stephen Loosley wrote:
> Kim writes,
>> How long before advertisers at the mall use this to beam sound into the heads of passers-by?
>> https://apnews.com/article/new-tech-device-sound-beaming-noveto-38327ae5fe116080a5eaf2374eb0f5c8
> The above article also notes ..
>> “You don’t believe it because it sounds like a speaker, but no one else can hear it…
>> it’s supporting you and you’re in the middle of everything. It’s happening around you.”
>> By changing a setting, the sound can follow a listener around when they move their head.
> Haha .. talk about a disruptive technology .. an ultra 3D sound source .. and now basically every
> audio system, be it home/car/commercial/personal etc are apparently allinstantly out-of-date.
>> It’s also possible to move out of the beam’s path and hear nothing at all, which creates a surreal experience.
> Yes, can’t wait to experience it. And regarding your malls Kim 😊 seems someone will need to invent recording devices and 
> technology capable of capturing evidence for the legal matters one may imagine fairly quickly arising.

Actually, I could imagine a "gun" that could kill someone with loud soundwaves using this technology.  No-one would hear anything or 
be any the wiser.

Actually, maybe it's already happening, maybe that's how the Cuban diplomat injuries happened.

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