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   Fujitsu vibrating hair clip helps deaf feel the beat

Fujitsu vibrating hair clip helps deaf feel the beat

: AGE CORRESPONDENT
Published : Oct 8, 2016, 12:17 pm IST
Updated : Oct 8, 2016, 12:17 pm IST

The developers are giving an option to users (those without hair) to clip Ontenna onto their skin

 (Photo: deaf)
  (Photo: deaf)

The developers are giving an option to users (those without hair) to clip Ontenna onto their skin

Fujitsu has developed a tool to help deaf people experience beat around them. The tool has been designed as a hair clip, named as Ontenna the clip can be easily worn by people on their hair.

The vibrations generated by Ontenna helps the person to at least feel the sounds in and around his surrounding, depending on the volume of the noise too.

In a statement, Fujitsu spokeperson explained CNET that human body can detects any movement transmitted through their hair, so it is the perfect place for a device like this.

Apart from this, the developers are giving an option to users (those without hair) to clip Ontenna onto their skin. However, Ontenna is still under production and is expected to be rolled out by end of the year. Though price for it hasn’t been decided yet the company has hinted that it may cost around 6,000 yen (approximately Rs 3,700).