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The Japanese have created a computer on the ear
In Japan, tested tiny personal computer that is worn on the ear and can be controlled or clacking wink language. 17-ounce wireless device supports Bluetooth, GPS, a compass, gyro, battery, barometer, speaker and microphone, that is a true wearable computer .
Wearable electronics, according to many observers, will be the next trend in the world of technology. Fashion for portable electronic devices by type gadgets asked Google Glass, writes PhysOrg.
So-called “wearable personal computer type clips» («Earclip-type Wearable PC») equipped with a microchip and internal storage that allows its users to download the software. When designing computer professionals used the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement – ikebana.
The basic idea is to take the computer as earrings – said in an interview with the news agency Agence France-Presse engineer Kazuhiro Taniguchi of Hiroshima City University during a demonstration prototype.
Finalize the system, the authors hope to the Christmas holiday season in 2015. PHONES computer can connect to iPod and other mobile devices, and allows you to manage software through facial expressions, for example, moving his eyebrows, nose, thickly or clenching your teeth.
The device has built-in infrared sensors that monitor weak perturbation inside the ear due to the movements of the head.
Because the user can not always move your hands, “third hand” can perform the senses. This may be true not only for people with limited physical abilities, but also for representatives of various professions, such as mountain climbers, astronauts and drivers.
To get the name of the object, just look at him. Track gaze direction device help numerous built-in sensors. Internet connection via smartphone lends touch with people in the most remote parts of the world who are engaged in the same business, for example, watching one star. Thus, the device allows you to easily share your experiences.
Because Japan is an aging nation, Hiroshima City University engineers have released a special version of a wearable device that can be used as a tool for tracking and incapacitated elderly.
Wearable computer can also perform the function of the hearing aid, as well as monitor the health of the user, in particular, to measure heart rate, body temperature, count the number of meals and chihov for early detection and prevention of diseases.
Built-in accelerometer can detect an elderly person fall and send the information to caregivers or make an emergency call ambulance indicating the GPS-data.
Tests conducted computer headphones in Hiroshima. Home appliance sales is scheduled for April 2016.
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