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Click here to learn more about the cognitive science
behind the Emoti-chair!

Click on the links to read more media coverage on  Dr. Frank Russo, Director of the SMART Lab and co-inventor of the Emoti-chair!


Toronto Life cover
Toronto Life Magazine (December 2009)
"25 Ideas that are Changing the World" (March 11, 2009)
"Vibrating chair lets users to rock to the beat"

Discovery Channel (March 9, 2009)
Daily Planet episode features Emoti-chair: 'a real musical chair'

Frank Russo
RU Research Feature (February 27, 2009)
"World's first concert for the deaf and hard of hearing
revolutionizes music experience"

Event: Concert accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing
National Post (February 25, 2009)
"Experiment sweet music to the deaf"

SMART Lab logo
National Post (February 5, 2009)
"Concert for the deaf to be held at
Clinton's Tavern in Toronto"

RU Research Feature (October 22, 2008)
" Ryerson profs develop Emoti-chair:
Allows deaf to feel vibrations of music and sound"


And More!

Russian Independent Radio
Toronto Rocks for the Hearing Impaired

Idealize, Netherlands
Concert for deaf possible: Emoti-chair

CBC, The Point
Deaf Music (Audio File)

Deaf News Europe
Concert for deaf possible: Emoti-chair

Music for More than Just the Ears

Inside Toronto
Ryerson launches multimedia chairs aimed for hearing impaired

Toronto Sun

Chairs open music to deaf


Visit this page again for upcoming media coverage on
Discovery Channel & Bravo TV!