March 2, 2012

'Speech-Jamming Gun' Makes People Shut Up

MIT Technology Review, MIT Technology Review


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The drone of speakers who won't stop is an inevitable experience at conferences, meetings, cinemas, and public libraries. 

Today, Kazutaka Kurihara at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Tskuba and Koji Tsukada at Ochanomizu University, both in Japan, present a radical solution: a speech-jamming device that forces recalcitrant speakers into submission.

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TAGGED: Talking, Psychology, Weapons Technology

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