A new way to eavesdrop
Scientists film throat movements to decode the spoken word
By Stephen Ornes, 16:36 PM June 20, 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 and wiggles the skin on your neck. Those vibrations can reveal to an eavesdropper what you’re saying, reports a new study. Its authors include engineer Yasuhiro Oikawa and other researchers from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.
The team used a high-speed camera to record thousands of images per second of...
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