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Tadpole / Earphone

Tadpole
Tadpole

According to my investigations, the existing headphones have many drawbacks. People usually spend a long time using these earphones, and half of them do not have a good habit with their ears. It resulting in student’s hearing decrease ,and even leads to deafness.
The design offers a new way to wear an earphone by clipping on the earlobe, which keep a distance between sound hole and eardrum. The earphone can protect ears from large voice, and protect eyes by stimulating acupoints based on Chinese traditional medicine theory. Moreover, it can warn people to rest their ears after a long-term use by an Led notification systom.

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Tianjin Acadamy of Fine Arts

Tianjin Acadamy of Fine Arts
Tianjin, China