Google Glass Will Use Bone Conduction Instead Of Headphones

Google Glass Will Use Bone Conduction Instead Of Headphones
technology

New documents for the glasses show they will use vibrations to generate sound so people can still hear noises from their surroundings.

Emma Hutchings
  • 5 february 2013

Google Glass seem to keep adding new applications of advanced technology. Last month, a patent was filed for a virtual touchpad that is used to control the device, and now new documents filed with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) show that the glasses will rely on bone conduction technology rather than headphones for transmitting sound.

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