The SoundWatch system alerts hard-of-hearing users with vibrations and visual information about important sounds

For people who are deaf or hard of hearing, it can be difficult to pick out important sounds, such as a knock at the door or a fire alarm. Now researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartwatch system called SoundWatch, which identifies sounds and alerts users to them with a buzz and a visual readout.

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Category: Smartwatches, Technology

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