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Ill Shut You Up! Speech Jamming Gun Created!

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posted on Mar, 5 2012 @ 04:21 PM
Well just when we thought that they would just stick to things that we truly need, they have created a speech jamming gun, of course its in beginning stages, but give it a while, and soon those that we choose to silence would be as easy as pointing a gun!

Speech Jamming Gun

Want to be the kind of person who causes entire rooms to fall silent when you enter? Researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Tskuba and Ochanomizu University in Japan have created a speech jamming gun that takes the words right out of speakers’ mouths using a clever trick of psychology.

Psychologists have long known that for whatever reason, it’s very difficult to talk when your words are being immediately repeated to you. Not annoying-younger-sibling repeated to you, but spit back at you just a fraction after you’ve spoken. So by using a simple directional microphone and speaker device, the researchers have created a handheld “speech jammer” that records what a person is saying and repeats it back at them with a two-tenths-of-a-second delay.

In tests, the researchers said the device works well at a distance, rendering the person at the receiving end without causing any physical discomfort (nevermind the mental discomfort caused by suddenly being rendered mute). The only limitation is that it only works with words; meaningless syllables like those often expressed by pirates or onomatopoeia don’t necessarily work.

The researchers see it as a tool to maintain order in meetings or discussion groups where someone is trying to dominate the conversation. But the commercial applications are virtually endless, as there are obvious applications for anyone who ever plans to get into a relationship with another human being ever.

Peace, NRE.

posted on Mar, 5 2012 @ 04:40 PM
already tested on live tv on selene branson

posted on Mar, 5 2012 @ 04:43 PM
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**waits for flood of rude comments about using the search engine.**
edit on 5-3-2012 by braydenf because: i am an idiot

posted on Mar, 5 2012 @ 04:45 PM
People will adapt and even if they are confused about the spurious echoes they won't shut up for long.

Trust me. I've dealt with echoes on my cell phone for years. I've learned that when I hear them, ignore them. As long as I keep my jaw moving the way my brain meant for it to move, and continue my train of thought, I won't stop.

edit on 3/5/2012 by abecedarian because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 5 2012 @ 04:47 PM
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No your safe, I shot them all with the speech gun! "I got your back"

posted on Mar, 5 2012 @ 04:56 PM
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