Our eyes may have lost out when Google Glass proved to be about as useful as a Segway, and almost as embarrassing to own. But these days, the most likely body part to get upgraded by mass-market technology is our ears.
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Augmented hearing buds could be the biggest thing to hit live music since electric amplification, which changed the very nature of music, from orchestras and big bands to small combos playing through microphones and amps. Once everyone in a venue is wearing augmented ears, artists will be able to rethink the way the music gets to our brains. Maybe every member of the band will play in a different corner of the room, allowing audience members to wander from one musician to the other, seeing the performance intimately while still hearing the sound all perfectly mixed together