In 2006 the Time magazine wrote an article on the best inventions of 2006! This “Hug Shirt” was awarded one of the best!

The Hug Shirt is a wearable Bluetooth accessory for your mobile phone. The Hug Shirt allows to exchange the physical sensation of being hugged over distance through telecommunication networks.

Here is a nice article on it at 21talks.com

http://21talks.net/voip/cutecircuit-hug-shirt

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E & P

19Mar10

Still no feedback from Audiobone! It appears that some companies hold this sort of information close to their chest!


E & P E-mail

14Mar10

After the failed phonecall attempt I have decided to email them service@audioboneheadphones.com

Hello

I am Robert Carvill, I study at a university in the United Kingdom called the Univeristy of Wales Institute, Cardiff. (UWIC) I am currently studying in Mobile, web and game design and I have been developing a prototype for a bone conduction wireless headset which I must stress will never be developed and there is no threat to your company. My latest assignment is to discover the roles of the individuals working in the company to solve the question “Who you need to run a new media company”

Would it be possible to have a brief description of “who does what” so to speak about your company to help me answer that question.

Again I stress this is just an assignment and will never be brought into production.

Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions. I look forward to your response.

Robert Carvill


E & P

10Mar10

After a phonecall to 888-788-9088 via skype to speak to the company “Audiobone” these were my results.

AB-“Hello audiobone, How may I help you?”

ME-“Hello, I am Robert Carvill, I study at a university in the United Kingdom called UWIC.

AB- “okay”

ME-“Im currently studying in Mobile, web and game design and I have been developing a prototype for a bone conduction wireless headset which I must stress will never be developed and there is no threat to your company. My latest assignment is to discover the roles of the individuals working in the company to solve the question “Who you need to run a new media company”

AB- “Hold the line a second I will transfer you to someone who can help”

After a long wait…

AB-“Hello audiobone, How may I help you?”

ME-“I just spoke to someone about the roles of the individuals working within your company? for university I need to solve the question “Who you need to run a new media company”

AB-“Im sorry we do not give out information about our employees, but I can tell you that Echiro Kawasaki (no idea if that is spelt right haha) is the owner of the company and any information on our products?

ME-“Okay thank you anyway, goodbye”

AB-“Goodbye, have a nice day”


http://news.cnet.com/waterproof-your-gadgets/9742-1_53-50003181.html

Forever trying to protect my gadgets from the perils of even a few drops of water, it sure did feel devilishly delicious to dump an entire bottle of water onto a perfectly working laptop. Normally, that’d be curtains on your hardware, and forget about retrieving any software. But not this laptop.

Treated with Northeast Maritime Institute’s special Golden Shellback clear coating, this guy emerged fine and functioning. The liquid dripped right out of the keyboard like water off a duck’s back. (Watch the video to the right to see how it works.)

The folks associated with the technology couldn’t tell us much about the protective substance or how it’s applied, since they’re still in the secretive developmental stages. Nonetheless, they expect the waterproofing service to be available to the public in the next six months. Estimated prices are 1,000 bucks for a laptop and a few hundred dollars for a phone or MP3 player.

This kind of protection makes a lot of sense. Asking consumers to pay that kind of money, however, seems a bit outrageous. If you have a habit of dropping your cell phone in the toilet or running in the rain with your iPod, then maybe this service is for you. But for the rest of us who have come to treat our technology as disposable, that’s an awful lot of money for a gadget that will most like be replaced in a few years.

The answer comes down to manufacturers. They want you to replace your gear on a more regular basis, but imagine the day when this type of protective coating comes standard with any purchase. That’d be just as refreshing as a tall glass of water (that you could promptly drop on your laptop).


TYPO ** BATTERIES** HAHA