Scientists film throat movements to decode the spoken word
By Stephen Ornes
Web edition: June 21, 2013
Eavesdroppers soon might have another way to monitor far-off conversations. All they will need is the right camera, pointed at a speaker’s throat.
When you talk, your voice box jiggles can reveal what you’re saying to an eavesdropper, reports a new study. Its authors include engineer Yasuhiro Oikawa and other researchers from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.
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