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Bonephones are headphones that are based on bone-conduction audio technology.  A transducer in the device converts audio data to vibrations that travel through the bone structure around the ear to the cochlea. From there, the cochlea sends a signal to the user's brain through the auditory nerve.

 

This was last updated in August 2013
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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