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Voiceless Phone call uses Nerve signals to Mimic Telepathy

Ambient TechnologyThis is so cool, it’s almost scary. Ambient Corp. has developed and recently unveiled a neckband which translates thoughts about speech into computer-generated speech itself. It was demonstrated at a recent conference hosted by Texas Instruments, a manufacturer of microchips and the optical semiconductors used in DLP technology.

The neckband detects nerve signals that indicate what you’re thinking about saying. These signals are relayed wirelessly to a computer that recognizes and translates them into words or phrases. The neckband, called the Audeo, doesn’t actually read you mind, however.

Livescribe’s Pulse: Take Notes and Record Audio Simultaneously

bigpromoimage_10.jpgThe Pulse is a Livescribe invention that allows the user record and sync audio with whatever they write. With the use of their own paper notes, they can play back exactly what was previously said. “The best way to think about it is that while you’re taking notes, it’s recording simultaneously everything your ears would be hearing,” Eric Petitt, a spokesperson for Livescribe.