App visualizes and translates dangerous sounds for the hard of hearing
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Because sounds are often the first indicator of a dangerous situation, the hard of hearing are frequently forced to react late. We've already seen South Korean-based Moneual create the SCS1000 wristwatch, which can help those who are hard of hearing become more aware of their surroundings, but by focusing on software, our newest spotting has the potential to be of even greater use. The Otosense app translates sounds into visualizations, vibrations, flashes, and other cues for the deaf to see or feel. The app works in a similar fashion to Shazam, but instead of identifying a song, it can match…
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