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Gained In Translation

by Andrew Price

April 10, 2008

From the department of imaginary products: the ReTune. Small enough to fit in your pocket, the ReTune would function as a real-time translator and enhancer of your aural environment. Unpleasant sounds are filtered out, confusing business jargon is instantaneously translated into plain terms, and ambient sounds, like traffic noises and birdsong, are seamlessly incorporated into whatever music you're listening to.

We're not holding our breath for this to make it to market, but it does get us thinking about how technology could become an extension, and mediator, of our senses in the coming years.

An advertisement for the ReTune.

Thanks Ryan.
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Gained In Translation