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Fujitsu Develops Device to Convert Sound to Vibrations, Light

Fujitsu Develops Device to Convert Sound to Vibrations, Light

   Tokyo, June 11 (Jiji Press)--Japanese electronics giant Fujitsu Ltd. <6702> said Tuesday that it will release in July a wearable device for the deaf that converts sound into vibrations and light.
   Jointly developed with people with hearing impairments, the gadget is slightly smaller than a cigarette lighter and can be worn like a hair clip, on an earlobe or on a shirt collar, for instance. It emits 256 different combinations of vibrations and light to represent the sounds it picks up.

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