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Invisible Headphones

For stealth Walkman-listening
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A wireless device similar to a hearing aid is worn in the ear. There is a loop of wire plugged into your Walkman (where the headphones normally go). You wear the wire loop discreetly around your neck, and put the Walkman in your inside jacket pocket. The Walkman drives a signal in the wire loop, which is picked up inductively in the ear piece. The signal is amplified and output through a tiny speaker.

No one will know that you’re listening to music. You can listen in school, or in a boring meeting at work.

AO, May 07 2003

(?) like these? http://www.unbeatab...=product&sku=102414
[ato_de, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

maybe these http://www.geocitie.../examear/elite.html
[KiralyVlad, Jan 29 2007]


       [ato] No, not like those. The earpieces don’t have wires connected to them. They receive the signal from the wire loop inductively. (Idea edited for clarification)
AO, May 07 2003

       Ah, wireless headphones.
snarfyguy, May 07 2003

       Bluetooth Ear-buds.
krelnik, May 07 2003

       this totally deserves a croissant! baked!
benlevi7, May 07 2003

       Baked means it already exists in real life. I've never seen wireless headphones.
snarfyguy, May 08 2003

       But they exist, nevertheless, though I've only seen them for cell phones. (Wireless earpieces for a wireless phone; there's some irony somewhere.)
DrCurry, May 08 2003


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