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Ears Open
Uses Goldendance transducers, but it hangs on ear cartilage, so not really true bone conduction. Wonder how it sounds...
japan  bone  conduction  headphone  audio  hardware  electronics  devices  Delicious 
april 2017 by asteroza
Forever Labs
Primarily cryogenic bone marrow stem cell storage, which is increasingly likely to be a big thing for health treatments. They also do stem cell storage from umbilical cord blood it seems.
bone  marrow  stem  cell  cryogenic  storage  service  medicine  health  Delicious 
june 2016 by asteroza
Material heterogeneity in cancellous bone promotes deformation recovery after mechanical failure
So soft surface but brittle interior type bones seem to guide cracks into structurally insensitive areas to maintain strength under failure/deformation.
biomimicry  cancellous  bone  structure  microstructure  failure  crack  propagation  suppression  Delicious 
march 2016 by asteroza
Sound Band™ | Open Your EarsSound Band™
They call it surface sound, but it sounds like a combo of bone conduction and generic audio leakage going into the ear. Still, might be good, and an alternative to traditional bone conduction headbands that require squeezing your head a little to maintain sufficient contact. Oddly bluetooth 3.0 hardware...
headset  surface  hardware  audio  headphones  wireless  bluetooth  headband  sound  bone  conduction  devices  electronics  Delicious 
august 2013 by asteroza
Printing artificial bone - MIT News Office
Based on the internal hierarchical structure of bone/nacre, the research suggests a internal diamond scaling pattern may improve over classical biomimicry for strength and deformation resistance. Which may have defense applications in body armor.
defense  scale  technology  armor  synthetic  printing  research  biomimicry  composite  science  layered  nacre  pattern  materials  bone  diamond  3D  fabbing  artificial  Delicious 
july 2013 by asteroza
Bone Conduction Headphone - Audio Bone | GD Tech Co., Ltd.
Appear to be the current makers of the older folding AudioBone bone conduction headphones with the swiveling earpiece.
hardware  audio  sound  bone  audiobone  devices  conduction  electronics  headphone  Delicious 
june 2013 by asteroza
UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering
Apparently Toucan birds have a highly mechanically optimized beak. Very lightweight, with a hollow structure where there are no stresses, and elsewhere a bone fiber/membrane foam enclosed by an outer keratin tile sheet exterior, creating a natural biocomposite foam sandwich material in their beaks. Still doesn't explain fully why the beaks are so large, especially for a fruit eater. There was other research into beak properties by using IR camera studies, and it appears the beak is also used as a high performance controllable blood heat radiator to dump metabolic heat. They do interesting tricks like doing a burst of heat dumping just prior to going to sleep to slow down metabolic processes quicker.
core  hollow  lightweight  beak  large  bird  Toucan  sandwich  exterior  tile  keratin  foam  bone  composite  biocomposite  engineering  mechanical  research  structure  body  animal  Delicious 
december 2012 by asteroza
Casio Develops Pocket-Sized Transceiver for Scuba Diving Use | 共同通信PRワイヤー
Interesting retrofit device for talking underwater. Apparently does some audio processing to deal with consonants, but being a japanese product, the inevitable question of R/L differentiation support will be asked...
ultrasonic  speaker  microphone  mic  conduction  bone  devices  electronics  hardare  communication  underwater  diver  Logosease  Casio  Delicious 
november 2012 by asteroza
Sonitus Medical - Specializing in Single Sided Deafness and Sudden Hearing Loss Treatments
CIA is venture founding this as hidden communications devices, since it is wireless and inside the mouth using bone conduction techniques.
aid  hearing  wireless  devices  electronics  hardware  audio  sound  headphone  microphone  conduction  bone  SoundBite  Delicious 
august 2012 by asteroza
AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones - the Ultimate Sport Headphones
Uses an inline rechargeable amplifier (without its own microUSB connector? FAIL) to overcome the high power consumption/ high volume needed to run bone conduction headphones.
bone  conduction  headphone  headset  audio  music  hardware  electronics  devices  Delicious 
january 2012 by asteroza

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