Wearable Device Lets The Hearing Impaired Feel Music

Wearable Device Lets The Hearing Impaired Feel Music
Design

The Vibeat headphones can convert sound into vibrations for a novel musical experience

Jennifer Passas
  • 19 december 2016

Have you ever wondered what music is like for those who are hearing impaired? Partially or fully deaf individuals experience a physical perception of music that is felt through vibrations, rather than sounds. Unfortunately the quality of vibrations varies which has a dramatic impact on their musical experiences. Thanks to a new wearable device called Vibeat, their experiences could be enhanced moving forward.

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