EyeMusic: New App Enables The Blind To ‘Hear’ Images
While it is a somewhat known fact that people who lose their ability to see have their other senses heightened, it is still no replacement for actual sight. However, researchers at the Hebrew University have developed a breakthrough app that allows the blind to "see" using music.
April 07, 2014
Woojer Lets You Feel The Beat, Literally
No matter how loud you blast your music on your headphones, it will never feel the same as being in a club or watching a live show. That is, unless you have Woojer – the Israeli gizmo that lets you feel the sounds throughout your entire body.
October 16, 2013
‘LightOn’ Turns Sound Into Sight For Hard Of Hearing
Israeli startup DreamZon turns mobile audio notifications into visual ones, for people who suffer from hearing impairments. Their product, LightOn, is a cell phone dock that detects phone vibrations and alerts users with flashing lights.
August 16, 2012
Researchers: Sound Can Activate ‘Sight’ For The Blind
Can the blind “see” with their ears? Hebrew University of Jerusalem brain scientists have tapped onto the visual cortex of people suffering from congenital blindness by using sensory substitution devices – making it possible for them to “see” and even describe objects.
February 26, 2012