New acoustic fabric hears your heartbeat

MIT engineers and collaborators have developed a new acoustic fabric that can remedy hearing trouble. The fabric converts sound first into mechanical vibrations, then electrical signals, like our ears.

This fabric has been created using a flexible fiber that captures the unnoticeable vibrations from audible sounds. When the fiber is woven into the fabric, it bends with the fabric like…

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