The In-Ear Monitors That Could Save Brian Johnson’s Career

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The In-Ear Monitors That Could Save Brian Johnson’s Career

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Ambrose, who first developed wireless in-ear monitors in the 1970s, pleads with Brian Johnson at the start of the video below to continue performing. Please don’t stop performing,” he said. “Help is on the way.” It seems like this help has indeed been delivered, as Johnson proclaimed via his Facebook page after a meeting was set up with Ambrose where he could try the new monitors.


“It WORKS. It just totally works and you can’t argue with that. I was really moved and amazed to be able to hear music again like I haven’t heard for several years now. I can’t wait for it to be [miniaturized] so I can use it in every situation from normal communication, going out to noisy restaurants, to performing live music on stage,” he said.


The new Ambrose Diaphonic Ear Lens (ADEL) technology was developed by Ambrose to try and protect against hearing loss and even restore hearing in some situations. It filters sound through a second artificial eardrum, and sops the harmful static pressure from hitting the human eardrum, leaving only sound pressure for high quality sound and minimized damage.


ADEL technology could be a game changer for musicians and those with hearing difficulties alike, meaning that more people can enjoy music. A particularly moving example of the effect it can have on people with hearing difficulties can be seen about two minutes into the video below; hopefully the technology is widely accessible in the near future.