menu
Get a daily delivery of PSFK
Subscribe to get a daily digest of new ideas and discoveries and to find out about upcoming events

Collar Turns Voiceless Lip Movement Into Speaker Sounds [Video]

Collar Turns Voiceless Lip Movement Into Speaker Sounds [Video]

A device that can be used to create unique compositions by bypassing the vocal cords.

Ross Brooks

The Human Speaker is a special collar that produces sound just from you opening your mouth. Designer Nic Wallenberg has bypassed the need for sound to travel through your vocal cords.

The collar transmits vibrations directly to the upper throat (bypassing the vocal cords altogether) and generates a cybernetic sound that can be modulated by the wearer into different sounds, much like when you’re talking or singing.

human-speaker-collar-nic-wallenberg-2

Only able to generate two notes at a time, several people are required if you’re interested in composing something a little bit more complex than droning.

As you can see from the video below, there’s also the option of transforming your own voice into something a little more interesting:

The Human Speaker

{{post.author_display_name}}
  • {{post.date_formated}}
{{post.author_display_name}}
  • {{post.date_formated}}
Read More Tap to Expand
PSFK Writer {{post.author_display_name}}
  • {{post.date_formated}}
Get a daily delivery of PSFK
TREND REPORT

PSFK Labs presents
The Future of Retail 2015

A Manifesto To Reinvent The Store