Post Thumbnail

Putting words in other people's mouths: more of a hobby than a vocation for most people, I'd say. If your work or play involves facial animation, however, you know how much work goes into making fake speech look convincingly real. Although there are impressive pro animation tools for this tas...

1 year ago 0 Comments
April 25, 2013 at 7:00PM
Post Thumbnail

It's time to give your pockets a rest. Take a cue from Parsons student Aisen Chacin and stick your MP3 player where it belongs: in your mouth. The catchily-named Play-a-Grill combines bone-conducting music playback with a classic bit of bling-based technology. This "attempt to provide an unusual d...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

So we had a choice: either we let scientists at the University of Sheffield attach electrodes to our tongues, or they were going to go and build their own artificial mouth. Because we're not so into the whole electrode thing, they built "Anton," an animatronic tongue made of soft silicone to help ...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Hanging a camera on the side of your dome is one thing, but cramming one in your throat takes a level of bravado we have no experience with. Still, we can't help but toss props to Mr. Justin Quinnell, who somehow managed to insert a camera into his throat and snap a few interesting photos which he...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Apparently, not only will our robotic overlords be capable of crushing and / or dismembering us with their razor-like talons and arm-mounted machine guns, but they will also be able to perfectly mimic our oral movements when speaking. According to reports, researchers from the Tokyo University of ...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Just in case you weren't satisfied with the smorgasbord of options you already had when looking to control your iPod alternatively, researchers at Osaka University are hoping to shut you up. Thanks to new head gear that "uses infrared sensors and a microcomputer," individuals would be able to "ope...

7 years ago 0 Comments