Clear Headband Plays Music As An Earbud Alternative [Pics]
ECAL student Renaud Defrancesco designed a listening device made of transparent acrylic glass.
Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne student Renaud Defrancesco has designed a headband that is made of a transparent acrylic glass and sends music vibrations across its surface to the user’s ears.
The VIBSO headphones play music via Bluetooth and has a vibrating electromagnet that is hidden under an opaque plastic cover on top of the head and helps create the sound for the wearer. The electromagnet works like a speaker and has a connecting element that causes a membrane to vibrate and create sounds. The membrane, in this case, is made in a two-mm-thick transparent acrylic glass. Defrancesco used acrylic glass because it transmits sounds well and is flexible and easy to form.