This is somewhat off list,but somehow I was dropped from the bookport list.
When I try to join I get a message from mailer deamond saying it can't find
the address. I use the bookport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx am I doing something
wrong? Any help would appreciated. Joe
----- Original Message ----- From: "Neal Ewers" <neal.ewers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Bct" <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 9:44 AM
Subject: [bct] Dutch team develops 'hearing-glasses'
I thought some on this list might be interested in this.
Dutch team develops 'hearing-glasses'
From: EE Times - 04/11/2006
By: Peter Clarke
A Dutch company has launched a hearing aid in the form of a pair of glasses.
The "hearing-glasses", like the company, are called Varibel. To capture and relay sound to the ears microphones, signal processing and miniature speakers are contained in the arms of the frames.
Multiple microphones sited in the arms of the Varibel hearing-glasses provide tunable directionality so that it has a preferred direction of sensitivity, tuned to be forward facing. In this way the hearing aid increases the sound from a conversation ahead of the user but reduces background noises.
In each arm of the frame there is a row of four interconnected microphones.
Read the entire article at: <http://www.eetimes.com/news/design/technology/showArticle.jhtml?article ID=18> http://www.eetimes.com/news/design/technology/showArticle.jhtml?articleI D=18
New Dutch invention: Varibel, glasses that hear <http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-04/duot-ndi040706.php> http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-04/duot-ndi040706.php
<http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/medicine_health/report-5 7708> http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/medicine_health/report-57 708.
Varibel Hearing-Aid Glasses Integrate Eight Directional Microphones <http://hearingmojo.com/blog-mt/blog-mt/2006/04/varibel_hearingaid_glass es_do> http://hearingmojo.com/blog-mt/blog-mt/2006/04/varibel_hearingaid_glasse s_do
Glasses that hear well <http://blogs.zdnet.com/emergingtech/?p=210> http://blogs.zdnet.com/emergingtech/?p=210
<http://www.vetrend.com/?p=42> http://www.vetrend.com/?p=42 <http://www.primidi.com/2006/04/09.html> http://www.primidi.com/2006/04/09.html
New Glasses Double as Hearing Aids <http://www.livescience.com/technology/060407_veribel.html> http://www.livescience.com/technology/060407_veribel.html
Varibel website in Dutch:
Neal Ewers Ravenswood Productions Local phone: 608-277-1995 Toll Free: 888-544-8332 Email: neal.ewers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx http://www.ravenswood.org <http://www.ravenswood.org/>