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February 28, 2005

UltraStethoscope Works Through Clothes

Highland Innovation Centre, Ltd. shows off their new UltraStethoscope, offering "improved sensitivity, convenience and PC compatibility." A teaching version will be available soon, allowing multiple users to listen simultaneously. ("Hear that? That's pneumonia," et cetera.) "The improved sensitivity of the UltraStethoscope allows it to operate through several layers of clothing," which ruins half the fun of metal-on-flesh hissing. PC connectivity lets users store and compare sound samples and volume control prevents the customary hearing loss associated with someone flicking your 'scope when you're not looking.

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