032 - Augmented Hearing with Tom Emrich from Super Ventures

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Hearables, aka Augmented Reality for Auditory information

This week on ResearchVR we dig deep into hearables - advanced hearing devices that go way beyond hearing aid towards augmenting hearing. Our guest is a visionary in the field of Augmented Reality, Tom Emrich from Super Ventures.


Here is a list of most prominent issues we've talked about:

  • hearable definition
  • Apple Earpods - hearable features
  • Bluetooth: challenges and Apple's approach
  • Hearables vs fashion
  • hearables enabling AR powered assistance
  • KUI - kinetic user interfaces
  • VUI - voice user interface
  • World is a computer now
  • HRTF - Head Related Transfer Function
  • the near future of hearables


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