Bone conduction walkie-talkie developed



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A London start-up has used technology common to audiology to make a two-way bone conduction headband for hands-free communication in noisy environments such as construction sites.

The headphone-free mobiWAN_TR, developed by Mobilus Labs, a firm launched in 2017 uses a walkie-talkie headband that can fit in standard safety helmets. It transmits voice communication directly into the inner ear via micro-vibrations on the head, and is backed by a cloud based crossband (VoiP/RF) software platform.

The headband has been developed to be compatible with positioning and navigation products made by construction and engineering outfits such as Trimble, with whom Mobilus Labs recently partnered.

Source: Silicon Canals