iCyborg: Apple Just Announced The First Mass Market Cyborg Enhancement


Publication Title
Forbes
Publication Date
July 26 2017
Creators/Contributors
John Koetsier (creator)
Chris Smith (contributor)
Apple Inc. (creator)
Cochlear (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
At first glance, it's a great new product for hearing impaired people. At second glance, it's the first mass-market cyborg enhancement: technology that penetrates our bodies and enhances our abilities.

Today Apple and Cochlear, an Australian hearing assistance company announced the Nucleus 7, which connects to an iPhone to stream sound directly to a surgically embedded sound processor.
HCI Platform
Embeddable
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Ear
Source
https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2017/07/26/icyborg-apple-just-announced-the-first-mass-market-cyborg-enhancement

How to cite this entry
John Koetsier, Apple Inc., Cochlear. (July 26 2017). "iCyborg: Apple Just Announced The First Mass Market Cyborg Enhancement". Forbes. Forbes. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/2338