Best Tech Stories around the web #193

This week: new wearable tech lets users listen to live music through their skin, the pictures of Insight on Mars and the Award-Winning VR Space Experience "Spheres" lands on Occulus Rift.

INNOVATION

New wearable tech lets users listen to live music through their skin by arstechnica.com

Back in September, 200 music fans gathered at the Bunkhouse Saloon in downtown Las Vegas for a private live concert with a unique twist: several of the fans were deaf. The concert served as a beta test for new wearable technology that allows deaf and hearing users alike to experience musical vibrations through their skin for a true "surround body" experience. Read more

Watch LIVE: today NASA's insight lander touches down on mars by designboom.com

Following a six-month voyage to mars, NASA‘s insight lander is scheduled to complete its trip, landing on the surface of the red planet on monday afternoon (november 26th). the spacecraft is tasked with drilling some 16 feet into the red planet’s crust as part of a mission to study its core. armed with a crane, heat probe and seismometer, insight will gauge the temperature of the planet as well as try to understand the potential of ‘marsquakes.’ Read more

CONTENUS

Award-Winning VR Space Experience ‘SPHERES’ Lands on Rift by roadtovr.com

SPHERES is a three-chapter space experience from Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures and writer/director Eliza McNitt that takes you on a trip through a universe filled with sound. Once featured at film festivals the world over, including Sundance and the Venice Film Festival where it won the Grand Prize in VR, the experience is now available on Oculus Rift for $10. Read more