Intrabody communication with ultrasound

Charissa R Lansing (Inventor), Bruce C Wheeler (Inventor), Albert S Feng (Inventor), Herbert Bachler (Inventor), Robert C Bilger (Inventor), William D O'Brien (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A hearing system has a first device and a second device. The first device acoustically couples to skin of a user of the hearing system and includes a sensor to detect acoustic signals. The second device includes a hearing stimulator arrangement to stimulate hearing of the user in response to the acoustic signals detected with the first device. The first device and second device are each operable to bidirectionally communicate through an ultrasonic communication link comprising at least a portion of the body of the user.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number7945064
StatePublished - May 17 2011


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