deafness http://www.kplu.org en UW Engineer's Design Could Help Deaf People Enjoy Music http://www.kplu.org/post/uw-engineers-design-could-help-deaf-people-enjoy-music <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Engineers at the University of Washington have developed a way for some deaf people to enjoy music. The findings could help people with cochlear implants, a bionic inner ear that allows deaf or hearing-impaired people to hear speech, albeit in kind of a robot voice.</span></p><p>Cochlear implants can be a lifesaver for people without hearing, but when it comes to music, this very practical device can&rsquo;t carry a tune to save its life.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 10417 at http://www.kplu.org UW Engineer's Design Could Help Deaf People Enjoy Music