Here is what you can buy right now. There are 10 smart hearing devices that fall into 4 different categories (for the category overview, please see the Hearable Universe 2016): multi-purpose smart hearing hearing augmentation body monitoring performance monitoring… Read More


Voice Agent Assistant

To interact with a smart audio device, you need some gestures – mostly swipes and taps. To acknowledge your input, most hearables use a voice agent assistant – a female voice together with some chords that confirm your actions. Here is an example of how this sounds in your ears:… Read More


Bragi - The Dash breathing battery status

So far, there are 10 smart audio devices available (The Dash, Gear Icon X, Moto Hint, Soundhawk, CS50, SMS, Jabra Sport Pulse, ┬áiRiver On, Huawai Talkband and LG HRM). The end of 2016 will probably find some 5 more devices and also the launch of Apple’s AirPods (which do not qualify as a smart listening… Read More