Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Sound Band Open Ear Bluetooth Headset: Noise-allowing Headset

by Lambert Varias

Many mid- to high-end headphones have noise-cancelling features. But sometimes you need to hear what’s going on around you. That’s where open ear headphones come in. The Sound Band is one such device. It’s a Bluetooth headset that conducts sound through your bone and tissue. Your ears will be uncovered and you’ll be the only one who hears what’s coming through the Sound Band.

sound-band-wireless-open-ear-headset

As I said, Sound Band falls into an existing class of headphones. Similar products include the earHero and the AfterShokz. What intrigues me about the Sound Band are its two omnidirectional MEMS microphones. Hybra Advance Technology, the company behind Sound Band, claims that the microphones have noise reduction and echo cancellation.

sound-band-wireless-open-ear-headset-2

If they can get that part right, they might have a leg up on the competition.

Pledge at least $125 (USD) on Kickstarter to get a Sound Band as a reward (Hybra says the product will retail at $189). Or just take your earphones off for a minute. That’s an option too. I’m just putting it out there.




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (3):

  1. ARUN VERMA says:

    I want to purchase the product, ol. confirm cost & procedure to purchase

  2. Jamie says:

    We’re can I buy them

  3. Robert Mathews says:

    You might want to check out the comments on Kickstarter for this project. It’s seems sound band is another project that was fraud to pull in tons of cash and then disappear.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Robot Mouse Randomly Moves & Clicks While Online: Stumbleupon, Analog Edition

Robot Mouse Randomly Moves & Clicks While Online: Stumbleupon, Analog Edition

She-Hulk Statuette Is Green and Statuesque

She-Hulk Statuette Is Green and Statuesque

Bathe (and Work) Anywhere with This Inflatable Bathtub

Bathe (and Work) Anywhere with This Inflatable Bathtub

Guy Sets World Record for Solving a 7×7 Rubik’s Cube

Guy Sets World Record for Solving a 7×7 Rubik’s Cube

Super Mario Tunes Played on an NES Piano: Super Mario Bach?

Super Mario Tunes Played on an NES Piano: Super Mario Bach?

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by