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NPR Labs Nipper One brings emergency radio broadcasts to the hearing-impaired

National Public Radio does hardware, too, at CES 2014

Published: January 06, 2014 03:15 PM

If you thought NPR produced only radio waves, think again: We were surprised to see the broadcasting company had a booth at CES 2014, but sure enough, we found a cool gadget there. The NPR Labs Nipper One is a telecommunications device designed to bring emergency radio broadcasts to the hearing-impaired; it translates the messages into onscreen text and flashes alert lights.

Check our video to see how it works.  

For all the show news, trends, and analysis visit our insider's guide to CES 2014.

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