Published on May 12th, 2017 | by Alan Cross


Gadget Turns Your iPhone in to a Vampire Detector. Sort Of.

There are plenty of external gadgets that extend the capabilities of an iPhone, Wildlife Acoustics has something called Echo Meter Touch 2, which when plugged into your phone can hear bats. And if it can hear bats, then it stands to reason that it can detect vampires in their bat form.

Seriously, though, this ultrasonic sensor can help wildlife fans find and identify bats by their specific echolocation call. It’s not cheap, but if you’re into bats, it’s a bargain. WARNING: Does not work on bat-like superheroes. Learn more here.


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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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