02. 17. 2005
Toshiba bone conduction sound pillow
With a Toshiba Osseous Conduction Music Pillow you can fall asleep to the sounds of your tv or stereo moving through your bones. The infrared transmitter connects to the sound source and then wirelessly to the pillow. The sound vibrates through your neck and cheek bones to your inner ear. You don't disturb anyone sleeping next to you, and you can hear outside noises as your ears are not covered up. No availability information yet. From Japan Today.
Another new direct bone conduction music player, the SwiMP3 is made for swimmers. While there are many waterproof music players or waterproof casings, sound quality through air and water is usually muffled at best. The SwiMP3 uses the skull bones to send the music directly to your ears. It's on sale at SwimInfo for $240.