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Fit-Shaped Earphone / Ergonomics Earphone

Fit-Shaped Earphone
Fit-Shaped Earphone

In-ear headphones have better performance because of better leakproofness. However, because each one’s ear canal varies, pains caused by the expansion of ear caps are easily felt. This design applies shape memory polymer material to the ear cups which will deform under pressure. After using and deforming of many times, the headphones will fit personal ear canals perfectly, which makes your customized headphones and create better auditory sense.

University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Ya‘nan Li,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Wangshu Cheng,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Lu liu,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Zhigang Zhang,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University