‘Bracelet of Silence’

‘Bracelet of Silence’

How worried are you about technology listening to your conversations? Have you ever had an experience that made you think your phone, computer or smart home device was eavesdropping on you?

This “bracelet of silence,” developed by two computer science professors and an assistant professor, emits ultrasonic signals when activated, preventing nearby microphones from listening to the wearer’s conversations.

Would you wear this bracelet if it were to become widely available? Do you think devices like these are the future? Why or why not?

Tell us in the comments, then read the related article to learn more about this so-called privacy armor.