While most people won’t understand the use in creating a pair of headphones for the deaf, designer Pierre-Antoine Bouzard hears a different tune. In his latest design, Shake-Up, special headphones are worn by the user who’s deaf. Different tones and vibrations are then emitted in an attempt to let the user “feel” the music. And by “feel the music,” Bouzard really must mean vibrations. I can’t help but wonder how this is any different than having a vibrator strapped to the side of Helen Keller’s head.
But hey, if it works and deaf people can get a chance to rock out, I’m all for Shake-Up. Let’s just see what ends up happening with this concept.