|The Mosquito is a buzz kill!|
The Mosquito Device is one of the strangest technological inventions I have heard of in quite sometime. The device emits a sound frequency that can be heard by people in specific age groups.
The frequencies are designed to be heard by a specific age range, which means, if you’re over 25, you won’t hear the frequency for people 25 and under, and if you’re over 30, you won’t hear the frequency for people 30 and under, etc.
I first heard of the device while watching the news. It was being used to chase away teenage loiterers from an Aquarium in Vancouver Island, Canada. Apparently, it worked.
The device is called the Mosquito because the sound it makes is comparable to the buzzing sound emitted by the namesake insect. This sound is quite effective, as you may imagine.
According to the website that markets the product:
When set to 18 KHz the Mosquito can only be heard by teenagers approximately 13 to 25 years of age. For the youth setting the frequency comes out of the speaker in a 60 degree arc and can reach 80 to 130 feet depending on the volume setting.
If you want to test the device’s tone samples, you can do so on the company’s website.