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Deaf
26/02/2009
Promoter lauches rock gigs for the deaf

Next week at a rock concert in Toronto two hundred deaf people will take it in turns to use chairs, designed for them to experience the music.The chairs developed by Ryerson University in Toronto analyse sound frequencies and translate them into mechanical responses, including blasts of air, vibration and motion. Using them, deaf people can feel the difference between different music genres, such as classical and jazz. Our correspondent in Toronto, Lee Carter was at the University’s launch of the technology…


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