'Music for Deaf People' is a Collar That Emits Vibrations to Feel the Music

 - May 30, 2010
References: thedesignblog.org & fastcompany
The assumption that deaf people can't hear music is now debunked thanks to German designer Fredrik Podzuweit and his 'Music for Deaf People' collar, which emits vibrations so those who are hard of hearing can actually feel music.

The collar converts auditory sounds into vibrations; according to Podzuweit, this is supposed to trigger the same region in the brain that produces sound for those with full hearing capacity. The collar fits snugly around the neck, allowing the user to work or exercise with it on. The 'Music for Deaf People' collar allows music to be enjoyed by all.