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Ampathy / Vibration Speaker


People who have auditory disorders were isolated from communications with others. They were excluded from social cultural activites such as listening to music or watching a movie. They cannot hear sounds, but they are very sesative to vibrations. Ampathy is a vibration speaker both for deaf people and common people. Ampathy is a compound word for 'AMPlifier' and 'emPATHY'. The speaker substitutes sound into solid vibration, and amplifies the listener's emotions with it. Ampathy can produce sound and vibration together, so deaf people can communicate culturally by enjoying music or movie together with their friends and families.


Kookmin University

Kookmin University
Collage of Design
Seoul, South Korea

Hyungjun KOO,
Kookmin University