Wearable Computer Utilizes Ear Movements For Control [Video]

Wearable Computer Utilizes Ear Movements For Control [Video]
Innovation

Japanese researcher develops a Google Glass for your ears.

Serena Chu
  • 4 march 2014

Engineer Kazuhiro Taniguchi of Hiroshima City University has built a new kind of wearable computing device that offers similar controls to Google Glass, but is discretely tucked away behind the ear. The Ear Switch prototype is powered by Bluetooth, and picks up commands by monitoring tiny movements in the ear and subtle facial movements, like blinks or tongue clicks.

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