Photo credit: Max A. Goldstein Historic Devices for Hearing Collection
Remember the time traveler caught on film? Well, apparently some researchers have identified the object in question as a Siemens 1924 hearing aid — also known as an ear trumpet — rather than a cell phone. Continue reading for a news report.
The shape implies the woman is a time traveler using a modern mobile device rather than an ear trumpet, Clarke said. In other words, they could look something like a cell phone to imaginative YouTube viewers in the 21st century.