Forget Hearing Aids. Now We’re Talking About Brain Aids!


 brain aid

Can You Hear Me Now?

Needing assistance with your most basic of senses is never something anyone wants to advertise. Thus we’ve come up with handy ways of making them socially acceptable. Enough nerdy kids like myself needed glasses that they’ve become fashion accessories in and of themselves. And modern hearing aids usually focus on being tiny and out of sight. But Oticon out of Denmark has something new on the market. The Agil may not be the stealthiest of assistive listening devices, but it holds a new sound processing algorithm designed to reproduce sounds much more realistically.


This handy little things is designed to:

“Minimize the cognitive energy expended in typical listening environments without compromising sound quality and speech understanding.”

So what does that mean you ask?

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iLogic Hat with Built-in Headphones


 iLogic Hat with Built-in Headphones

 Hearing voices in your head becomes less obvious now

This musical beanie is a blast. Pop it on your head, plug it into your iPod or any MP3 player, and you’ll be amazed at the sound quality from the integral speakers that fit snugly over your ears. Wearing a hat with headphones is a near impossibility, and ear buds (aside from being fairly uncomfortable) have a tendency to fall out or tug at your lugs in a very uncomfortable manner. This top hat cures all the woes of listening to music on the go, and just to add icing to the cake, other people can’t hear that horrifying squeaky wail of whatever it is you’re listening to.

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